Natchitoches Police arrest suspect wanted for First Degree Murder in Thomas Street homicide



Update:  On June 2, 2016 around 10:30 a.m. Natchitoches Police Department Detectives arrested Robert Deshawn Clark (B/M, d.o.b. 10/20/1995 of Natchitoches) for First Degree Murder in reference to the Thomas Street homicide.  Robert Deshawn Clark was arrested without incident outside of his residence.

Update:  On May 29, 2016 Justin Walker died as a result of his injuries.

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Saturday night on Thomas Street.  On May 28, 2016 around 11:09 p.m., Officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to Thomas Street near the intersection of Howell Street in reference to someone shooting in the area. Upon Officers arrival they located Justin Walker (B/M, 18 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Justin Walker was air lifted to University Health in Shreveport with life threatening injuries.

If you would like to report suspicious activity or an emergency please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Jeff Townson at (318) 357-9852.  Remember all information given shall remain confidential.  

Detective John Greely
Natchitoches Police Department