Natchez Police investigating murderPublished 12:09pm Wednesday, March 7, 2012
NATCHEZ — A 23-year-old Natchez man was killed after being shot late Tuesday, and police are investigating the death as a murder. Carlos Wright, of 8 Scotts Lane, is dead.
No arrests have been made in the killing.
According to reports at the Natchez Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call on West Stiers Lane in reference to two men running through the caller’s backyard. While responding, the officer was flagged down by a man who identified himself as a friend of Wright’s, and said the victim had been shot and he was attempting to load him into a car to take him for medical attention.
The report states the officer saw the victim laying across the passenger seat of the car with his legs hanging out the door, and when the officer checked him for a pulse there was none.
Metro Ambulance was dispatched to the scene.