Mississauga Man Shot by Police, Charged with Attempted Murder


A Mississauga resident is facing charges following an incident in West Lincoln, Niagara.

Around 12:20 p.m. on Friday, December 21, Niagara Regional Police responded to a disturbance report at a residence on Anastasia Boulevard.

Officers attended the scene and had an interaction with a male who was subsequently shot by police and arrested.

Police located two people inside the home who were injured and in critical condition.

Both victims were taken to hospital and are currently in stable condition.

Mississauga man Alexander Jason Bates, 46, was charged with two counts of attempted murder, with further charges anticipated by police.

Bates was taken into custody and currently remains in the hospital.

The shooting involving police is being investigated by the Special Investigations Unit.

Both investigations are ongoing.

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