August 12, 2019, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Deputies investigated reported shooting in the 800 block of Weaver Cemetery Road near Chestnut in north Natchitoches Parish according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones.

Deputies assigned to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office Patrol Division arrived on scene in 19 minutes.

One person was pronounced dead on the scene by the Natchitoches Parish Coroner’s Office. One person was taken into custody by deputies.

Names are not being released at this time. Detectives are working to process the crime scene, gather evidence and interview witnesses.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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