On July 15, 2022 around 1:14 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department were dispatched to a business in the 900 block of Keyser Avenue in reference to a disturbance that occurred in the store. While officers were heading to the business they were notified by Police Communication Officers that a vehicle was shooting at another car on Parkway Drive near South Drive. Officers were able to locate the vehicle that was shooting at the car and initiated a traffic stop on Keyser Avenue. The driver of that vehicle, Adrian Middleton (B/M, 33 y.o.a. of Natchitoches), was arrested and charged with two counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder for shooting at the two occupants inside the car on Parkway Drive.
Detectives were able to locate the vehicle that was shot at and arrested the two occupants. Kourtney King (B/M, 24 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) and Corteze King (B/M, 21 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) were arrested and charged with Simple Battery for hitting Adrian Middleton inside the store on Keyser Avenue.
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