Natchitoches Police seek public’s help in shooting | Around The Town



The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Friday afternoon on Amulet Street near Hedges Street.

On October 18, 2019 around 3:45 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department were notified by the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center that Jirah Lyons (B/F, 20 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) was at the hospital with a gun shot wound to the neck.  Upon officers arrival to the hospital they were able to learn that Jirah Jones and another individual were traveling on Amulet Streetwhen an unknown individual began to shoot at their vehicle near Hedges Street.

The Natchitoches Police Department will release more details as they become available.

If you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or Detective Alisha Roberson at (318) 357-3810.  Remember all information given shall remain confidential.  

Anonymous Tips by Smartphone:

You may also provide tips that will be anonymous via our Tipsoft Product.  Simply send the tip by using your smartphones (download the free application) or by texting (Text-A-Tip) to CRIMES (274637).  Use NPDTIPS before typing your message.  You can also submit a Web Tip from our Police Protection page.

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Officer John Greely

Natchitoches Police Department

Categories: Crime

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