Travis Nagdy Biography
Travis Nagdy Wiki
Travis Nagdy is a prominent Black Lives Matter activist who was shot and killed in Louisville, Kentucky in the early hours of the morning on November 23, according to his mother and local live streamers.
“With a broken and broken heart I tell you that my beautiful and intelligent son Travis Nagdy has been tragically killed in a carjacking,” Christina Muimneach wrote on Facebook, sparking a flood of tributes for the activist, who has been present at Breonna Taylor protests.
Live Streamer Riotheart Posted Photos of a Vigil for Nagdy Outside the Hospital
Riotheart, who has thousands of followers on Facebook, later posted photos from a vigil outside the hospital, showing people hugging in pain. “Protesters and family gather to mourn the loss of organizer Travis Nagdy,” he wrote in the caption.
Shameka L. Parrish-Wright, political candidate for JCPS District 4 and Operations Manager at The Bail Project, wrote on Facebook: “Have you ever met a born leader? I have and 6 months later he was shot. # Day180 demanding # JusticeforBreonnaTaylor✊🏾 at #InjusticeSquarePark. We lost a great one today! All this time me and we have been here for our youngsters like Travis. We have become a family and all that goes with it! This is a horrible loss so I’ll post it now while I can. Rest in peace young handsome black man. ”
It’s True That a Person Was Shot & Killed on Crittenden Drive
According to WHAS11, a man was shot and killed overnight in the 2100 block of Crittenden Drive near Bradley Avenue. He was declared dead at the hospital. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. November 23rd. The homicide unit was called to the scene. History does not name the man.
The Courier Journal reported that one person died at the scene after police found him shot. Police responded to a report of a shooting shortly before 12:30 p.m. The shooting is not believed to be related to the police shooting, according to the newspaper. Nor does he name the victim.
A Police Shooting Death Sunday Night Is Unrelated to the Crittenden Shooting
The police held a press conference on the police-related shooting death.
We wrote to the Louisville police to ask if Nagdy was dead, but have not yet received a response. They wrote on Facebook: “The ongoing homicide investigation at Crittenden Dr. and the incident at Gilligan (Portland neighborhood) are separate and unrelated incidents.”
Never Stop Media LLC wrote on Facebook: “They receive reports that Travis Nagdy, an activist from Lousiville Kentucky, was shot and killed. According to the latest post on his Facebook page, he was in this area / intersection. This is where the shooting of the officer involved occurred. ”
However, another person wrote in the thread: “This was not the Travis incident according to other sources.” Another person wrote: “2 separate shootings in Louisville tonight, Travis was after 12am, I don’t know his status at the hospital.” From multiple social media accounts, it appears that the police shooting did not involve Nagdy.
You can listen to the police dispatch audio of the police shooting here.
Here’s another live stream of the chaotic night in Louisville.
According to WHAS11, a man died on the night of Sunday, November 22 “during a traffic stop in the Portland neighborhood.” History does not name the man. The police shooting is believed to be unrelated to Nagdy’s death.
LMPD Acting Chief Yvette Gentry told the station that around 10:30 p.m. On November 22, an officer stopped an allegedly stolen car in the 2100 block of Gilligan Street.
The station says the officer “fired his gun and shot a man in the car” during the traffic stop. The man died in the hospital.
A white woman in the car ran out of the place. The officer was not identified.
At the press conference, the boss said: “Around 10:30 p.m. tonight … an officer made a traffic stop on a stolen car. ”
During the stop, “the officer fired his weapon, hitting one of the occupants of the car,” he said. “Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries.”
The officer was transported with injuries not related to the shooting. The Kentucky State Police is leading the investigation. There are body camera footage of the incident, he said. The identity of the person shot by the police is not yet known.