Man charged in connection with deadly Cape Girardeau shooting to make first court appearance

A man charged in connection with a deadly shooting in Cape Girardeau will make his first court appearance Thursday.
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 8:29 AM CDT|Updated: May. 26, 2022 at 6:41 AM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man was charged in connection with a shooting that left one person dead and another injured on Monday night, May 23.

Hezekiah L. Cain, 29, of Cape Girardeau, was charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and two counts of tampering with physical evidence.

He is being held at the Cape Girardeau Police Department on a $100,000 cash-only bond.

Cain will make an initial court appearance before a judge on Thursday morning, May 26.

Officers were called to the 400 block of South Spring Street in reference to shots fired.

When they arrived, officers said they found two victims.

The victims were transported to area hospitals.

According to Cape Girardeau County Coroner Wavis Jordan, one of the shooting victims died.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 573-335-6621, the anonymous tip line at 573-339-6313 or text “CAPEPD” to 847411.

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