Early morning shooting leaves Natchitoches man dead

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Details remain sketchy however, on Sept. 22, at 3 a.m., a State Trooper reported hearing shots fired while driving on the Hwy. 1 bypass near Stine’s Lumber.

Officers responded to the area and located a black male lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. The victim, identified as Stafford Jefferson, was transported to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center then to Rapides Regional Medical Center in critical condition. Jefferson later succumbed to his injuries.

NPD Investigators are hard at work processing the scene, gathering evidence, and talking to area residents in an effort to develop suspect or suspects. Further information will be released upon discovery.

10 thoughts on “Early morning shooting leaves Natchitoches man dead

  1. Prayers for the Jefferson family, I hope whoever did this is caught and brought to justice. What has happened to my hometown of Natchitoches?

  2. May god be in the city of natchitoches may he protect and cover a his children father god in these times your children need you more than ever Jesus please help us and just make us better within ourselves which will also make us better with please Jesus we ask for your protection and blessing over this we care about in your name I pray AMEN!!!!!

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