NPD Investigates Labor Day Shooting

Demarcus Pye - Deceased

During the evening hours of Monday, September 7, 2015, the Natchitoches Police Department received a call of shooting which had occurred near the one thousand (1000) block of Lake St. Upon officers arrival they located a black male wearing a white shirt and blue jeans lying in the ditch in front of 1030 Lake St. The victim, seventeen (17) year old, Demarcus Pye of 318 Powell St. apparently had been shot twice, was later pronounced deceased by the Natchitoches Parish Corners Office. As a result of the shooting the Criminal Investigations Division of the Natchitoches Police Department was contacted and began an investigation. At current the investigation remains active and investigators stated that an arrest(s) may be forthcoming.

If anyone has information in reference to the shooting you’re urged to please contact Detective Julius Armstrong of the Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (318) 357-3810 or you may contact the Natchitoches Police Department directly at (318) 352-8101. All calls shall be kept confidential.

Chief Micky Dove
Natchitoches Police Department