Zachary PD identifies victim of weekend shooting inside home


ZACHARY, La. (BRPROUD) – 34-year-old Dezmond Cage was shot and killed inside a home located on Hayfield Dr.

The deadly shooting took place on Sunday morning.

The Zachary Police Department was called to the shooting scene around 8 a.m.

A 17-year-old juvenile suspect was seen entering a second-story window of the home mentioned above, according to the Zachary Police Department.

The neighbor called the father in the home who then confronted the juvenile downstairs.

The 14-year-old daughter of Dezmond Cage invited the the juvenile to the home on Hayfield Dr.

When the mother of the 14-year-old showed up, an argument ensued between the parties.

Shots were fired leading to the death of Dezmond Cage.

The juvenile also sustained gunshot wounds.

The suspect is currently in the hospital recovering from those gunshot wounds.

When the juvenile is released from the hospital, these are the charges laid down by the Zachary Police Department:

  • Second Degree Murder
  • Illegal Use Of Weapons Or Dangerous Instrumentalities
  • Illegal Possession Of Stolen Firearms

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