The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Tuesday morning on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
On August 10, 2021 around 10:40 a.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in reference to an individual being shot at a residence. Upon officers arrival they located a juvenile who had been shot several times.
The juvenile victim was transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and was later airlifted to another hospital for further treatment.
Later in the afternoon the Natchitoches Police Department placed a juvenile under arrest without incident. The juvenile is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder and was placed in a juvenile 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 Trent Perritt at (318) 238-3914. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.
How to report an anonymous tip via Natchitoches Crime Stoppers:
You can also report a tip anonymously by calling Natchitoches Crime Stoppers at (318) 238-2388. All tips remain confidential and the caller can receive a cash reward up to $2,000 for the arrest of an offender.
Public Information Officer
Natchitoches Police Department
Press Release Received: August 11, 2021
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