UPDATE: Pearl Street homicide investigation


September 23, 2019 Detectives with Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division arrested Devon Johnson, 25, of Natchitoches. Johnson was charged with first degree murder and placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

Original story:

Natchitoches Police investigate homicide on Pearl Street

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place Sunday afternoon on Pearl Street.

On September 15, 2019 around 4:00 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 300 block of Pearl Street in reference to someone being shot in the area. Upon officers arrival they located Daniel James Beaudion (B/M, 33 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) suffering from a gunshot wound.

The Natchitoches Police Department will release more details as they become available.

If you would like to report suspicious activity or an emergency please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective John Wynn at (318) 357-3811. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.