Natchitoches Police investigate shooting near Sanford Street

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday night near Sanford Street.

On February 23, 2022 around 10:15 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to Thomas Street near Prather Street in reference to hearing gunshots in the area. Upon officers arrival they were notified that a person was hit by several stray bullets inside of their residence in the 500 block of Sanford Street. Investigators were able to locate over twenty bullet casings in the area while canvassing for additional evidence.

The victim was transported to a hospital in Rapides Parish and was later released.

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 Davanta Stevenson at (318) 357-3817. 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: February 24, 2022