Desmond D. Lewis Obituary – Death, Cause of death –
Desmond D. Lewis, 30, of Sheveport has been identified as the victim who was shot and killed during an encounter with law enforcement in the Cedar Grove.
It happened that Lewis was engaged in a fight with an officer, during the encounter Lewis brought out a gun to shoot the police the officer retaliated.
Lewis was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers originally responded to the Circle K at Linwood Avenue and West 70th Street to a loitering/trespassing call. When the officer arrived at the scene.
Desmond evacuated the area on foot. The shooting happened in front of Linwood Public Charter School.
We pray that God grants those who are affected by this death the fortitude to carry on. Losing a beloved one is one of the most difficult feelings on earth. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family members and friend.