1 dead, 3 injured in shootings



Shortly before midnight, Dec. 11, officers of the Natchitoches Police Department responded to a reported shooting at the dead end of Caspari Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered Ronald G. Green, 57, with a gunshot to his head.

Green was pronounced deceased by the Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office.

In addition, three additional persons were transported to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. Two male victims sustained gunshot wounds to the abdomen and an additional victim sustained a gunshot to the back of his neck.

The conditions of the three victims are not known.

Their names are being withheld at this time due to the nature of the investigation.

The Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating. At this time no additional information shall be released.

The Natchitoches Police Department is urging anyone who has information about the shootings to contact the NPD at (318) 352-8101 or Detective Sgt. William Connell at (318) 238-3911.

All calls shall be kept confidential.