Man Dies After Being Shot Near Gardere and Dumped at Highland Road Park

The East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Office said a man has died from multiple gun-shot wounds he received while sleeping in his vehicle this morning.

According to a report, the man called deputies stating that he was sleeping in a car near Gardere Lane when three black males shot him multiple times. He was then dumped at Highland Road Park where he was later located by investigators.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Investigators later identified the victim as Reginald Cossett Jr., 23. 


Reginald Cossett Jr.