FBI agents in Louisville arrested a Vine Grove man over the weekend in connection with the deadly carjacking of well-known activist, Hamza “Travis” Nagdy.Ashton Nally, 20, was arrested Sunday morning in Madisonville, Kentucky, on federal carjacking charges, according to a statement from FBI Louisville. Nagdy was a well-known activist, whose curly hair and megaphone were a constant presence at many of the demonstrations organized to call for justice for Breonna Taylor.Those who knew Nagdy well said he often encouraged others to continue calling for justice, rain or shine. In an interview with WLKY in September, Nagdy said: “We’re just trying to show them, we’re not stopping. We’re going to keep going.””I would just like to ask the person who did it, why? Why? You didn’t have to shoot my son.” That’s the one question Christina Moynagh wants to ask her son’s accused killer.”He was a revolutionary and I’ve learned to call him a revolutionary,” Moynagh said.Moynagh says she saw the future her son had it’s why she and others are planning to cement Nagdy’s legacy by starting a non-profit in his honor. “His memory won’t be snatched away and that something positive can come from something so devastating,” Moynagh said. Nagdy died of multiple gunshot wounds in the carjacking that occurred in November near the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus.According to a preliminary investigation, detectives determined that an unknown individual approached Nagdy the night of the shooting, and the two can be seen arguing on surveillance video.Investigators said three gunshots can be heard from the video, then Nagdy can be seen falling onto the road while the suspect gets into the driver’s seat of Nagdy’s car.The unknown individual — believed to be Nally — then leaves the area at a high rate of speed, according to an update from the FBI.Nagdy’s vehicle was found crashed out at Lynn Street and Emmet Avenue.According to the FBI update, a witness told investigators that Nally was the individual who had shot and killed Nagdy. The witness said Nally fled on foot after crash Nagdy’s vehicle, throwing the pistol used in the carjacking onto a roof near the White Castle in the area.Detectives found video footage from the area that apparently depicted Nally running toward Preston Highway in the aftermath of the shooting, according to the FBI.Nally also admitted to another individual last week that he had killed Nagdy.Nally was taken into custody with the help of the Louisville Metro Police Department, Madisonville Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service.Nally remains in federal custody.According to the FBI, the federal carjacking charge carries a maximum sentence of death, a fine of $250,000 and no more than three years of supervised release.”Victims of violent crime matter. Working with our federal, state, and local partners, the FBI is committed to fostering safe communities by removing violent criminals from our neighborhoods. We want to thank the Louisville Metro Police Department, Madisonville Police Department, and US Secret Service for their partnership throughout this investigation,” said Robert Brown, special agent in charge at the FBI in Louisville.Community leaders have also shared messages of condolences after Nagdy’s death. Among them was Breonna Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer.”It’s something I will never understand. It’s also something I know I’m not supposed to question but I need clarity about 2020. RIP Travis, you were amazing and I was honored to have you standing for Bre,” she tweeted in November. The FBI in Louisville and the LMPD are continuing their investigation.

FBI agents in Louisville arrested a Vine Grove man over the weekend in connection with the deadly carjacking of well-known activist, Hamza “Travis” Nagdy.

Ashton Nally, 20, was arrested Sunday morning in Madisonville, Kentucky, on federal carjacking charges, according to a statement from FBI Louisville.

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Nagdy was a well-known activist, whose curly hair and megaphone were a constant presence at many of the demonstrations organized to call for justice for Breonna Taylor.

Those who knew Nagdy well said he often encouraged others to continue calling for justice, rain or shine. In an interview with WLKY in September, Nagdy said: “We’re just trying to show them, we’re not stopping. We’re going to keep going.”

“I would just like to ask the person who did it, why? Why? You didn’t have to shoot my son.”

That’s the one question Christina Moynagh wants to ask her son’s accused killer.

“He was a revolutionary and I’ve learned to call him a revolutionary,” Moynagh said.

Moynagh says she saw the future her son had it’s why she and others are planning to cement Nagdy’s legacy by starting a non-profit in his honor.

“His memory won’t be snatched away and that something positive can come from something so devastating,” Moynagh said.

Nagdy died of multiple gunshot wounds in the carjacking that occurred in November near the University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus.

According to a preliminary investigation, detectives determined that an unknown individual approached Nagdy the night of the shooting, and the two can be seen arguing on surveillance video.

Investigators said three gunshots can be heard from the video, then Nagdy can be seen falling onto the road while the suspect gets into the driver’s seat of Nagdy’s car.

The unknown individual — believed to be Nally — then leaves the area at a high rate of speed, according to an update from the FBI.

Nagdy’s vehicle was found crashed out at Lynn Street and Emmet Avenue.

According to the FBI update, a witness told investigators that Nally was the individual who had shot and killed Nagdy. The witness said Nally fled on foot after crash Nagdy’s vehicle, throwing the pistol used in the carjacking onto a roof near the White Castle in the area.

Detectives found video footage from the area that apparently depicted Nally running toward Preston Highway in the aftermath of the shooting, according to the FBI.

Nally also admitted to another individual last week that he had killed Nagdy.

Nally was taken into custody with the help of the Louisville Metro Police Department, Madisonville Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service.

Nally remains in federal custody.

According to the FBI, the federal carjacking charge carries a maximum sentence of death, a fine of $250,000 and no more than three years of supervised release.

“Victims of violent crime matter. Working with our federal, state, and local partners, the FBI is committed to fostering safe communities by removing violent criminals from our neighborhoods. We want to thank the Louisville Metro Police Department, Madisonville Police Department, and US Secret Service for their partnership throughout this investigation,” said Robert Brown, special agent in charge at the FBI in Louisville.

Community leaders have also shared messages of condolences after Nagdy’s death. Among them was Breonna Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer.

“It’s something I will never understand. It’s also something I know I’m not supposed to question but I need clarity about 2020. RIP Travis, you were amazing and I was honored to have you standing for Bre,” she tweeted in November.

The FBI in Louisville and the LMPD are continuing their investigation.

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