NPD investigating homicide on Berry Avenue; $2,500 reward offered

Published: Dec. 18, 2019 at 12:38 PM CST
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The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place Tuesday night on Berry Avenue.

NPD officers responded to the 1100 block of Berry Avenue around 10:17 p.m. in reference to gunshots in the area. Police found La'Terrian Mitchell, 27, and Shiunte Hicks, 24, both from Natchitoches, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Mitchell was pronounced dead by the Natchitoches Parish Coroner's Office as a result of his injuries. Hicks was transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Natchitoches Parish Journal has partnered with the Natchitoches Police Department and is offering a $2,500 reward for information that will result in an arrest and grand jury indictment of all people involved with this shooting.

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

If you would like to report suspicious activity or an emergency please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective John Wynn at (318) 357-3811. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.

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