Natchitoches police investigating fatal shooting

Published: Sep. 22, 2017 at 12:33 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2017 at 5:27 PM CDT
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Police are investigating the shooting death of Stafford Jefferson. (Source: Jefferson's Family)
Police are investigating the shooting death of Stafford Jefferson. (Source: Jefferson's Family)

NATCHITOCHES, LA (KSLA) - Police in Natchitoches are investigating after one man has died in an early morning shooting.

Officers say that around 3 p.m., a Louisiana State Trooper heard gunfire while driving on Highway 1 bypass near Stine's.

The body of Stafford Jefferson was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head. He was sent to Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, then Rapides Regional Medical Center in critical condition where he later died.

An investigation is ongoing.

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