Off-Duty deputy responded to shots fired call on Canal Street Saturday night

Published 6:19 pm Sunday, January 16, 2022

NATCHEZ — An off-duty Adams County Sheriff’s deputy responded to a call for shots fired on Canal Street near Fat Mama’s Tamales Saturday night. Adams County Sheriff Travis Patten said his off-duty deputy detained a suspect.

Natchez Police Department responded to the scene shortly after and made an arrest, Patten said.

There were no injuries in the shooting, and there was no property damage.

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It is the third shooting incident in three days. Saturday afternoon, Natchez Mayor Dan Gibson addressed those shootings in a Facebook Live.

“We are taking this seriously. There is no one more concerned about crime in Natchez than I am,” Gibson said in the live.

You can watch the rest of his remarks about shootings and crime in Natchez here.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.