Natchitoches Police investigate shooting on Mandell Street

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

On October 1, 2020 around 7:56 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 1500 block of Mandell Street in reference to gun shots being fired in the area. Upon officers arrival they located an individual suffering from a gunshot wound. While officers were rendering aid to the victim on Mandell Street they were notified by a witness that another gunshot victim was heading to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center in a personal vehicle.

The individual that was brought to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center in a personal vehicle was later air lifted to a hospital in Shreveport.

This investigation is ongoing and the Natchitoches Police Department will release more details as they become available.

If you have any additional information in regards to this investigation please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or Detective Terry Johnson at (318) 357-3858. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.