Natchitoches Police Department investigates two shootings

The Natchitoches Police Department received a walk in complaint on April 14 at 3:40 pm in reference to a shooting that occurred in the area of Berry Avenue. The victim stated that she was driving down Berry Avenue when a male subject began shooting at her vehicle. She advised she was able to drive away and come to NPD.

Natchitoches Police Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of July Street on April 18 at 4:15 pm in reference to a shooting. Officers spoke to a witness who advised that she and the victim were inside the residence when they heard the sound of gunfire. The victim then realized she had been shot in the lower right leg. She was taken by a relative to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with non life threatening injuries.

During the investigation Detectives interviewed the victims and witness. It was determined the same suspect was involved in both shootings. A warrant for the arrest of Quintrarevas White was signed by a Natchitoches Parish Judge on April 22.

Quintrarevas White, 18 of Natchitoches, was arrested and taking into custody without incident on April 23 at 9:30 am. White was transported to the Natchitoches Police Criminal Investigations Division and charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, negligent injuring, assault with a firearm, and 2 counts of discharging a firearm in the city limits. He was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information in reference to this shooting should contact the Natchitoches Police Department directly at (318) 352-8101 or you may contact Detective Beard of the Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (318) 238-3914. All calls shall be kept confidential.

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