Actor Isaiah Stokes (aka rapper I$AIAH) has been charged with murder in the February shooting death of Tyrone Jones in Jamaica, Queens. Below is a video of the performer appearing on SiriusXM prior to the incident.
Surveillance footage allegedly showed Stokes approaching Jones’ parked car before firing 11 gunshots into the car. Jones later died of his injuries.
“The defendant is accused of unloading nearly eleven shots during this brazen afternoon shooting,” D.A. Melinda Katz said in a statement. “Gun violence is all too prevalent in our neighborhoods. We will not allow it to become the norm.”
Stokes’ record label FONTY stands for “from our neighborhood to yours.”
Many major American cities have seen sharp increases in gun violence in 2021.
Image: YouTube / Fonty Records