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Man found dead by gunshot in Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge area; NOPD says

Police say when they arrived in the 300 block of Ridgeway Blvd. (Hwy. 11) a man was found dead...
Police say when they arrived in the 300 block of Ridgeway Blvd. (Hwy. 11) a man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound.(Google Maps)
Published: Apr. 19, 2022 at 4:52 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 19, 2022 at 5:25 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The NOPD says they are investigating a homicide that occurred a mile south of the Fisherman’s Castle at Irish Bayou on Tuesday (April 19) evening.

Police say they arrived in the 300 block of Ridgeway Blvd. (Hwy. 11) around 2:42 p.m. to respond to a medical call. On the scene, a man was suffering from a gunshot wound and was lying unresponsive in a grassy area, police say.

Police confirmed around 3:57 p.m. that the man had died on the scene.

No additional information is currently available.

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