VIOLET, La. – The St. Bernard Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man who was shot and killed Friday night.
The victim has been identified as Joseph Cosse, 30, of Violet.
Deputies responded to a call after 10 p.m. Friday in the 2800 block of Tara Drive. Police say Cosse had been riding a bicycle when he was shot twice in the back. He died on the scene.
There is no further information at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information in this case is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or the St. Bernard Sheriff's office at 271-2501.