The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place Sunday, May 24 around 11:06 p.m. on Jackson Drive.
Natchitoches Police Department officers responded to the 600 block of Jackson Drive in reference to someone being shot. They located Latrice Thomas, b/f, 28, of Natchitoches, suffering from a gunshot wound. She was transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased from her injuries.
As additional officers were responding they located the suspect, Onterio Pier, b/m, 26, of Natchitoches driving away from the area. When officers attempted to stop his vehicle, Pier led them on a vehicle pursuit and crashed in the 100 block of Harry Drive. He exited the vehicle and ran into a wooded area.
Pier is charged with Second Degree Murder.
The Natchitoches Police Department will release more details as they become available.
Anyone who has seen Pier should contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or Detective Trent Perritt at (318) 238-3914. Do not attempt to apprehend or detain this individual by yourself. Pier is considered to be armed and dangerous.
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