UPDATE: Browns Bend Road deadly shooting suspect captured
RAPIDES PARISH, La. (KALB) - The suspect who was wanted for the deadly shooting on Browns Bend Road on Sunday, Sept. 10, has been captured.
The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office learned that Richard Scott Dauzart, 43, of Alexandria, was possibly at a location on Hwy 1206 in Deville on Tuesday night (Sept. 12). RPSO obtained a search warrant for the residence, executed by their SWAT team.
Dauzart was found at the residence and arrested for second-degree murder and obstruction of justice. He was booked into the RPSO Detention Center 1 and remains there at this time on a $1,025,000 bond.
According to the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded around 5:30 p.m. to Browns Bend Road in Alexandria on Sunday, in reference to a person who had been shot. The victim was found there and taken by ambulance to a local hospital in critical condition. She has since passed away. The victim has been identified as Brandy Joyce Hank, 41, of Alexandria.
Detectives said this is still an ongoing investigation with additional charges and arrests possible. They ask that anyone who has information in reference to this investigation to contact Detective Matthew Cross 318-473-6727, RPSO Main office 318-473-6700, or Crime Stoppers at 318-443-7867.
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