On May 29 around 2:58 p.m., Natchitoches Police Department officers responded to 1815 South Drive (Carter’s Trailer Park) in reference to a report of gunshots in the area. Officers were notified by witnesses that several individuals got into a verbal altercation.
After the altercation, Broderick Brown Jr., b/m, 23, of Natchitoches, went inside his residence to retrieve a firearm and fired several gunshots outside his back door. Brown Jr. then handed the firearm to DeAndre Butler, b/m, 21, of Natchitoches who fled the area prior to officers’ arrival. Officers located Butler in the 600 block of Railroad Street with the firearm still in his possession.
Brown Jr. is charged with Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.
Butler is charged with Obstruction of Justice.