Update – Natchitoches Police arrest juvenile for homicide on Highland Park Drive

The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested a juvenile for the homicide that occurred this morning on Highland Park Drive.

Earlier today the Natchitoches Police Department received a tip about a juvenile that said he was on Highland Park Drive when the shooting took place. Detectives were able to find out that the juvenile was in Payne Subdivision and asked the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office for assistance in locating the individual. Deputies were able to locate the individual and he was brought to the Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division where he was later arrested.

The juvenile is charged with Second Degree Murder and was placed in the Ware Youth 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 Rudy Glass at (318) 357-3878. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.

Original Story – Natchitoches Police investigate homicide on Highland Park Drive

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place early Thursday morning on Highland Park Drive.

On September 9, 2021 around 6:14 a.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Highland Park Drive in reference to a person lying in front of a residence. Upon officers arrival they located a juvenile who wassuffering from a gunshot wound. The victim 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 please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Rudy Glass at (318) 357-3878. 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.


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