Three suspects involved in early morning shooting incident

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Natchitoches Police Department patrol officers were dispatched Jan. 27 at 2:45 am to the intersection of Highland Park Drive and Rowena Street in reference to a call of shots being fired.

Upon their arrival, officers made contact with Gregory Tyler, who stated that two black male subjects, identified as Johnathan Robinson and D’Angelo Brimsey, had approached him in a vehicle as he was walking down Rowena Street, and then shot at him from the roadway. Tyler advised he shot back at the vehicle and the vehicle left the area.

NPD officers also made contact with a citizen in the 500 block of Rowena Street, who stated that during the gunfire, his residence had been struck by a stray bullet.

Detectives with the NPD Criminal Investigations Division assisted patrol officers with the investigation. Gregory Tyler, 25, was charged with discharging a firearm in the city limits and released. Arrest warrants were issued for Johnathan Robinson and D’Angelo Brimsey for attempted first degree murder and aggravated criminal damage to property.

NPD patrol officers located both Robinson and BrimseyJan. 28 at 8:30 am at a residence in the 1300 block of Lake Street. Both individuals were taken into custody without incident. Johnathan Robinson, 22, and D’Angelo Brimsey, 19, were charged with attempted first degree murder and aggravated criminal damage to property. Both were placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

 

One thought on “Three suspects involved in early morning shooting incident

  1. How can a charge of discharging a firearm in the city limits hold up if it was self defense? If the two were trying to murder the man, he has a right to shoot back. First degree murder charges against the ones in the car prove the self defense case. Why would the police officers charge this man? It will be on his record unless he forces it to be removed. Get a good attorney and don’t let them put this phony charge on you. It could cause you problems down the road. Come on DA drop and remove this irresponsible charge.

    If I get shot at I’m gonna respond. I don’t care if I’m in the city limits or not. It should not matter where you are if you have to defend your life. City limit laws do not stop the God given right to fight for your own life.

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