Police Officer Marcus McNeil
New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Friday, October 13, 2017
Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Police Officer Marcus McNeil was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious person near the intersection of Tara Lane and Lake Forest Boulevard shortly after midnight.
He and three other officers had just exited their vehicles when a man standing nearby opened fire on them, striking Officer McNeil several times. Despite being mortally wounded, he returned fire and wounded the man.
The man fled to a nearby apartment complex where he was taken into custody after remaining barricaded for several hours.
Officer McNeil had served with the New Orleans Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife and two young children.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Superintendent Michael Harrison
New Orleans Police Department
715 South Broad Street
New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: (504) 826-2828