The suspect in Friday morning’s killing of New Orleans Police Department Officer Marcus McNeil is Darren Bridges, a 30-year-old parolee with a lengthy criminal history, according to a law enforcement source.
The police department has not confirmed the name of the suspect in McNeil’s shooting death in New Orleans East.
Several of Bridges’ family members on Friday were gathered on the front porch of the Hollygrove address listed for him in court records. A woman who identified herself as Bridges’ mother declined to comment, but another woman sitting on the front stoop who wouldn’t give her name said, “All we know is he’s been shot, and we don’t know if he’s dead or alive.”
Bridges is described as a “career criminal” in court records.
The police officer shot to death early Friday in New Orleans East was 29-year-old Marcus McN…
His history includes more than a dozen arrests and at least three guilty pleas. Most recently in Orleans Parish criminal district court, Bridges