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NYPD: 16-year-old charged in fatal shooting of Bronx NYCHA employee

A 16-year-old boy has been charged in the deadly shooting of a Bronx NYCHA employee, according to police.

News 12 Staff

Aug 26, 2022, 11:35 AM

Updated 667 days ago

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A 16-year-old boy has been charged in the deadly shooting of a Bronx NYCHA employee, according to police.
Police say 49-year-old Nelson Mattocks was found with a gunshot wound to his face by the Saint Mary's Houses and a playground on Aug. 19.
A vigil was held for Mattocks last Friday, the same day he was shot and killed.
The teen suspect has been charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.


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