Natchez police investigating early Easter morning shooting in downtown parking lot

Published 4:46 am Sunday, March 31, 2024

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Natchez police are investigating an early Easter morning shooting in a parking lot on the corner of Main Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Street.

Multiple squad cars were on the scene after the shooting occurred. Witnesses report hearing a series of gunshots shortly before 3 a.m.

Officers cordoned off an area with crime scene tape surrounding the parking lot at the corner of Main and MLK streets.

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An ambulance was called to the scene and was attending to one victim.

More information about the incident will be provided when it becomes available.