Man wanted in connection with Niagara Falls shooting turns himself in
The man wanted by police for a charge of attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Niagara Falls has turned himself in.
Police began searching for 26 year old Joseph Douglas Minty after a 49 year old man was shot outside of Whiskey Nick's Texas Bar & Grill on Drummond Road last Wednesday.
Officers believe the older man's injuries were not life threatening.
Yesterday Minty turned himself in and is now facing several additional charges:
- Pointing a Firearm
- Discharge Firearm with Intent to Wound, Endanger Life
- Careless Use of a Firearm
- Possession of a Restricted or Prohibited Firearm without Holding a License
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Carry Concealed Weapon
- Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
Minty is being held in custody for a bail hearing scheduled for today.