Police investigating shooting near Sanford Street; Stray shots hit man in his home


The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday night near Sanford Street.
Natchitoches Police Department officers responded Feb. 23 around 10:15 p.m. to Thomas Street near Prather Street in reference to hearing gunshots in the area. Upon arrival, they were notified that a person was hit by several stray bullets inside their residence in the 500 block of Sanford Street. Investigators located over 20 bullet casings in the area while canvassing for additional evidence.
The victim was transported to a hospital in Rapides Parish and was later released.
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