Carlton Ben Cosey is wanted on a warrant for failure to appear for trial on the charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and illegal use of a dangerous weapon.
Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the shooting that occurred on Saturn Road in Bayou Vista on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.
The female victim heard a noise and exited into the back yard of her residence. The suspect saw the victim, confronted her with a handgun, and fired the weapon multiple times before fleeing the area.
A police artist with the Kenner Police Department produced a sketch of the suspect. If you have any information on the identity of the suspect in the crime, please contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-384-1622, 337-828-1960, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.