Victim suffers gunshot wound to the face


The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place on Clarence Drive near Southbend Drive. On Sept. 18 around 3:40 a.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to Clarence Drive in reference to gunshots being fired in the area.

While officers were responding, they were notified that Cameron Conant, b/m, 24, of Natchitoches was at the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the face. Officers at the hospital learned Conant and another individual were traveling on Clarence Drive when an unknown individual began to shoot at their vehicle near Southbend Drive.

Conant was transported to Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

If you have additional information in regards to this investigation please the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or Detective Rudy Glass at (318) 357-3178. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.