Actor from ‘Law & Order’ charged with murder in road rage shooting

An actor best known for his work on the longrunning TV franchiseLaw & Order has been charged in the February shooting death of a Jamaica, Queens man.

Isaiah Stokes, 54, allegedly shot Timothy Lewis in the back during a road rage incident and then tried to destroy evidence, according to a criminal complaint. Surveillance video showed Stokes allegedly driving a silver Hyundai Tucson behind Lewis Chevrolet Malibu at a high speed before the fatal shooting.

The Queens DAs office said Stokes had prior convictions for assault and weapons offenses, and was currently on parole for another gun charge.

He was arraigned Friday and charged with murder, manslaughter, criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with evidence.

In a statement, the TV show that recently hired Stokes said,We were recently made aware of these extremely serious allegations and are closely reviewing the situation.

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