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Man Dies at LIPA Boat Ramp

The area was blocked off Monday evening for a non-criminal death investigation.

Soundview Boat Ramp, also known as the LIPA Boat Ramp. Credit: Kelly Campbell.
Soundview Boat Ramp, also known as the LIPA Boat Ramp. Credit: Kelly Campbell.
A man died at the Soundview Boat Ramp, also known as the LIPA Boat Ramp, in Northport Monday evening.

Northport Village police confirmed that the man shot himself and died, but did not state further details about the incident.

The area of Eatons neck Road and Ocean Avenue was blocked off at about 5 p.m. as Suffolk County Police Department's Homicide Unit conducted a non-criminal death investigation.

Police did not identify the man.

Suicide and crisis hotlines are available for residents in the Town of Huntington. For help, call the National Hopeline Network/ Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK/1-800-SUICIDE or Huntington Hotline at (631) 549-8700.
Marshall Schuon September 03, 2013 at 02:55 PM
Where I always used to put my boat in. Those were the days.

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