On Sunday, January 19, 2020, at approximately 2330 hours, police responded to a 911 call for a mal, shot in front of 2241 Creston Avenue, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers discovered an unconscious and unresponsive 23-year-old male with gunshot wounds to head and torso.

The victim was removed by EMS to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

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


Matthew Jones
586 W. 178th Street
Manhattan, NY 10033

Pursuant to an ongoing investigation in regard to the homice described above, the following 27-year-old male individual has been arrested and charged.


Christopher Padin


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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