Natchitoches Police investigate fatal shooting on Fairgrounds Road

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Aug. 15 around 3:01 pm in the 400 block of Fairgrounds Road. Natchitoches Police Department officers were dispatched in reference to an individual being shot.  Upon officers arrival they located the 16-year-old victim suffering from a single gunshot wound.  

The juvenile victim was transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center where he later died as a result of his injuries. 

This investigation is ongoing and 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 Rudolph Glass at (318) 357-3875.  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 downloading the P3 Tips app on your smart phone or by calling Natchitoches Crime Stoppers at (318) 238-2388.  All tips remain confidential and the caller can receive a cash reward up to $2,500 for the arrest of an offender.