Natchitoches Police investigate homicide on Fairgrounds Road

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place late Saturday night on Fairgrounds Road.

On January 2, 2021 around 11:48 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 500 block of Fairgrounds Road in reference to an individual being shot in the area. Upon officers arrival they located Edward Weathers (B/M, 48 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) suffering from a gunshot wound. Edward Weathers was pronounced deceased by the Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office as a result of his injuries.

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 Trent Perritt at (318) 238-3914. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.