Natchitoches Police arrest individual for Attempted Second Degree Murder

The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested an individual for two counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder for a shooting that occurred last October.

On October 17, 2020 around 4:03 a.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 800 block of Clarence Drive in reference to gunshots in the area. Upon officers arrival they located the victim who said that she saw two individuals outside of her window and they began to shoot into her residence. 

On March 15, 2021 the Natchitoches Police Department arrested Billy Smith (B/M, 30 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) for two counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder and he was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

If you would like to report suspicious activity 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.