The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested two individuals for a shooting that occurred in Carter’s Trailer Park Friday afternoon.
On May 29, 2020 around 2:58 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to 1815 South Drive (Carter’s Trailer Park) in reference to a report of gunshots in the area. As officers arrived to Carter’s Trailer Park they were notified by witnesses that several individuals got into a verbal altercation. After the altercation Broderick Brown Jr. (B/M, 23 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) went inside of his residence to retrieve a firearm and fired several gunshots outside of his back door. Broderick Brown Jr. then handed the firearm to DeAndre Butler (B/M, 21 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) who fled the area prior to officers’ arrival. Officers were able to locate DeAndre Butler in the 600 block of Railroad Street with the firearm still in his possession.
The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested Broderick Brown Jr. for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm and DeAndre Butler for Obstruction of Justice.
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 Terry Johnson at (318) 357-3858. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.