BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Police are investigating an overnight shooting that killed a man Thursday.
The shooting happened just after midnight on Thursday morning in the Gardere Area off of Elvin Drive.
A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office says the victim, identified as Reginald Cossett, Jr., 23, was sleeping in his car when he was shot by 3 men.
Cossett told investigators he was then driven to the Highland Road Community Park, where deputies and emergency responders found him suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
Cossett was transported to a local hospital in critical condition where he later died.
Details are limited at this time. The investigation is ongoing.