Aro Matos, 25, Arrested For The Murder Of Jayshua Nivar, 20

Published on August 12, 2022, 4:45 pm
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On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at approximately 0409 hours, police responded to a male, shot in front of 717 E. 187th Street, within the confines of the 48th Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 20-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, with two (2) gunshot wounds to the head and one (1) gunshot wound to his hip.

EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Jayshua Nivar
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10456

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation, the following 25-year-old male individual was arrested and charged in regard to the above-listed homicide.


Aro Matos
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10458


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon (2 counts).

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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