Shots fired, arrest made


Juanice Gray | Editor

Natchitoches Police officers were called to a shots fired incident on Pauline Street where Derrick Tatum, b/m, 20, told officers someone had shot his car. Seven shell casings were recovered at the scene. Tatum was subsequently arrested for theft and remaining as well as a later charge of simple battery.

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Tatum was also arrested in December 2020 illegal discharge of firearm and criminal damage to property and in May of this year for discharging a firearm in city limits

This article published in the Sept. 25, 2021, print edition