Detectives investigate shooting on Franklin Lane

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating an overnight shooting just south of Natchitoches according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Stuart Wright.
Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Operations Bureau and Natchitoches Regional Medical Center EMS responded to NATCOM 911 Center reports of a male being shot while attempting to enter his home on May 9 around 9:43 pm in the 200 block of Franklin Lane just south of Natchitoches.
Deputies arrived on scene, finding an 18-year-old male suffering from non-life threatening injuries related to the shooting.
Detectives assigned to the NPSO Criminal Investigations Division responded to assist patrol deputies in processing the crime scene, gathering evidence and interviewing potential witnesses.
The victim was transported to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center and later transferred to a regional trauma center for treatment of injuries.
Detectives say multiple bullet casings were found at the crime scene.
Suspect(s) involved fled the area shortly after the shooting.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.
If you have any information that may assist detectives in the investigation, please call the NPSO Criminal Investigations Bureau at 318-357-7830.