Shooting victim struck 3 times



On Sept. 30 at 2 a.m. Natchitoches Police Department received a 911 call advising there was a shooting victim in the 500 block of Lakeview Drive. NPD officers and EMS responded and discovered two victims with gunshot wounds. NPD investigators spoke to the victims who advised they were sitting outside an apartment at 500 Lakeview Drive when a group of subjects on foot approached them.

The subjects began talking and there was a verbal disagreement. One of the suspects began shooting at them then fled on foot. One victim was struck three times. He was transported to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and later airlifted to University Health in Shreveport.

The other victim received a superficial wound and was taken to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center by personal vehicle where he was treated and released. NPD investigators are interviewing several witnesses to this incident. The Natchitoches Police Department will release more details as they become available. To report suspicious activity or an emergency contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation contact Det. Connell at (318)238-3911.

Remember all information given shall remain confidential.