Man accused of shooting Suffolk officer found guilty

Sheldon Leftenant, of Huntington Station, was found guilty on all charges yesterday evening, including attempted murder.

Sheldon Leftenant, of Huntington Station, was found guilty on all charges yesterday evening, including attempted murder.

Sheldon Leftenant, of Huntington Station, was found guilty on all charges yesterday evening, including attempted murder. (1/27/16)

HUNTINGTON STATION - A man accused of shooting a Suffolk County police officer has been found guilty. 

Sheldon Leftenant, of Huntington Station, was found guilty on all charges yesterday evening, including attempted murder. 

As News 12 has reported, Officer Mark Collins was shot during a traffic stop last year.

Collins testified against Leftenant who now faces 40-years-to-life in prison when sentenced. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The Freedom Chapel and the Teen Challenge Outreach 1 Kids in need get toys, joy at Amityville event
A new report from an environmental research group 2 Report: Rising sea levels could threaten thousands of LI homes
Police are searching for a 15-year-old boy missing 3 Search underway for missing New Cassel teen
Authorities say swastikas were found Friday night at 4 Swastikas found at Nassau Community College for 5th time since October
Police say an Uber driver was attacked after 5 Uber driver attacked in Bethpage over Thanksgiving weekend

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Sheldon Leftenant has been charged with criminal possession More charges for man accused of shooting Suffolk cop

Sheldon Leftenant has been charged with criminal possession of weapon in addition to aggravated attempted

Last Wednesday, Leftenant allegedly shot Officer Mark Collins Man accused of shooting Suffolk cop indicted

Last Wednesday, Sheldon Leftenant allegedly shot Officer Mark Collins in the neck and hip during

Sheldon Leftenant, 22, is accused of shooting Suffolk Spotlight on suspect’s past following police shooting

Community members want to know why a suspect who allegedly shot a Suffolk police officer

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE