Natchitoches Police investigate shooting near J.W. Thomas Apartments

On January 2, 2022 around 7:44 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department were notified by the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center that an individual arrived at the hospital with a single gunshot wound to the head. Upon officers arrival they were able to learn that the victim was shot near the Jackson Square Cemetery close to the J.W. Thomas Apartments.

The victim was later released from the hospital with non-life threatening 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 Alisha Roberson at (318) 357-3810. 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.

Corporal John Greely
Public Information Officer
Natchitoches Police Department

Release Date: January 3, 2022