A Natchitoches Police Department officer patroling on Berry Avenue Aug. 5 at 7:30 pm observed a female lying on the ground with a large cut on her forearm. After speaking to witnesses it was determined that several females were involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical between two. It was during this altercation that the suspect armed herself with a sharp object and cut the victim.
The suspect, identified as Destiny Williams, 21, was located in a residence near where the victim was found. Williams was arrested, charged with aggravated second degree battery and transported to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.
The victim was transported to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center then airlifted to Rapides General ER and was last listed in stable condition.