A 31-year-old Reserve man was pronounced dead at River Parishes Hospital Sunday night after being shot, authorities said.

St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shooting in the 200 block of East 13th Street in Reserve at about 7:48 p.m. and found Cardell Cosey suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest, Sheriff Mike Tregre said in a news release Monday.

Overall, St. John has had 14 homicides so far this year, compared with nine in 2012.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the incident to call the sheriff’s office’s tip line at (985) 359-TIPS or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.