Natchitoches Police investigate shooting on July Street

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday evening on July Street near Hill Street.

On May 14, 2020 around 6:22 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 800 block of July Street in reference to residents hearing gunshots in the area. As officers arrived to July Street they were notified by witnesses that DeMontre Jackson, the suspect, got into an argument with another individual and pulled out a gun. When DeMontre Jackson pulled out the gun the individual hid behind his vehicle while being shot at. After being shot at the first time he was able to flee the area on foot while being shot at multiple more times.

Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for DeMontre Jackson (B/M, 26 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) for Attempted Second Degree Murder.

The Natchitoches Police Department would like to thank its citizens for helping keep their communities safe. It is through strong police community relations like this that can make all of our neighborhoods safe and quiet.

If you have seen DeMontre Jackson please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have any additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective William Connell at (318) 238-3911. Do not attempt to apprehend or detain this individual by yourself. DeMontre Jackson is considered to be armed and dangerous. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.