NPD Responds to Person Lying in the Roadway

On Wednesday, December 21, 2016 around 3:20 PM the Natchitoches Police Department was contacted in reference to a black, male, subject lying in the roadway near the intersection of Fairgrounds Rd. and Lebleu St. Officers of the Natchitoches Police Department responded where they located, 37 year old, David Wayne Jackson of 500 North St. who appeared to have sustained severe trauma to the face and head. Due to the extent of Mr. Jackson’s injuries he was immediately transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center by ambulance. While at the hospital Mr. Jackson was able to inform the responding officers that he had been attacked by three to four, black males while walking on Fairgrounds Rd.

The incident in-question was immediately turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) of the Natchitoches Police Department for further investigation. Detectives described Mr. Jackson’s injuries as severe resulting in Jackson being airlifted to University Health Center in Shreveport, LA.

The Natchitoches Police Department is urging anyone who has information about this incident to contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or you may contact the Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Detective Darrel Hickman at (318) 357-3811. All calls shall be kept confidential.

Authorized for release by:
Chief Micky Dove