“Law & Order” SVU Isaiah Stokes Murder Charge: Shooting a Man
Law & Order: SVU actor Isaiah Stokes’ murder charge has been indicted for shooting a man. The Queens District Attorney’s Office released that the 41-year-old actor was charged with second-degree murder and two second-degree counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
Isaiah Stokes, an actor who appeared in one episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” is accused of fatally shooting 37-year-old Tyrone Jones in Queens, New York, on February 7, 2021. Video surveillance footage from that day shows that Isaiah Stokes was exiting a vehicle before allegedly unloading 11 gunshots into a parked white Jeep Grand Cherokee, hitting Tyrone Jones who later died of his injuries.
This fatal shooting happened in broad daylight and about a mile and a half from where the victim reportedly lived, near the intersection of Linden Boulevard and 200th Street, at about 2:45 p.m. Any information about possible motives for the shooting is not available yet.
Queens District Attorney said, “The defendant is accused of unloading nearly eleven shots during this brazen afternoon shooting. Gun violence is all too prevalent in our neighborhoods. We will not allow it to become the norm.”
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It is highly possible for him to face up to 25 years of life in prison. Isaiah Stokes’ murder charge has been indicted for shooting a Queens Village man in February.
Online users discussed his allegation and reacted on social media websites: “Vulture NY $tyle! Law & Order: SVU Actor Isaiah Stokes Charged with Murder after NYC Shooting – The actor who appeared in series like Boardwalk Empire and Power has been indicted in relation to a February shooting in Queens….” and “Isaiah Stokes… what a fumble. Talk about fall from grace. Guess it was fitting the news came on the day of the #PowerBookIII#RaisingKanan release, hm?”
Isaiah Stokes has appeared in popular television shows since the mid-aughts, including:
- hit show ‘Power,’
- one episode in Law & Order: SVU,
- Boardwalk Empire,
- The Americans,
- and Blue Bloods.
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