Suspect arrested 5 months after Queens man found fatally shot in vehicle: police

Local News

Authorities were on scene after a man was found fatally shot in a car in Queens Feb. 7, 2021.

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ST. ALBANS, Queens — More than five months after a man was shot and killed while sitting in a vehicle in Queens, police have made an arrest. 

Isiah Stokes, 41, was taken into custody Friday and faces charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

Tyrone Jones, 37, was found dead inside his vehicle along Linden Boulevard and 200th Street in the St. Albans neighborhood on Feb. 7, police said.

He was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body, cops said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, Jones was known to law enforcement as a possible gang member with numerous arrests.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Queens Videos

Overturned dump truck on Cross Island Parkway causes traffic delays

Students face mental health crisis amid omicron surge

New Queens coworking space aims to help entrepreneurs grow their food business

Queens woman needs wheelchair-accessible bathroom in NYCHA home after stroke

School safety officer killed in Astoria shooting

The Missing: Dad drives through NY, NJ looking for 14-year-old daughter

More Queens


Third teen sentenced in murder of Tessa Majors

Officer, 16-year-old suspect shot by same bullet in Bronx

Deadly Times Square subway shove: Family of Michelle Alyssa Go speak out

New York lawmakers focus on housing, mental illness after deadly Times Square subway shove

Deadly Times Square subway shove has New Yorkers worried over transit crime

More Crime

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Trending Stories

Follow us on Facebook

Don't Miss

@PIX11News on Twitter