Death Investigation - 20190706003

Posted on Saturday July 06, 2019
Contact: Officer Tim Aycock
                Public Information Officer

July 6, 2019

On Saturday, July 6, 2019, at approximately 1:10 a.m., Matthews officers responded to the Paces Pointe Apartments located on Paces Ave. regarding a report of a man that had been shot.  Upon officer’s arrival, they found an unresponsive male suffering from a gunshot wound who was later pronounced deceased on-scene by Medic.  The victim was identified as Mr. Jonathan Troy Swierski (DOB – 10/01/1998) of Monroe, N.C.  This was an isolated incident that stemmed from a dispute by known parties.  This is an ongoing investigation with no charges filed at this time.

If anyone has any information regarding this case, please contact Detective Danielle Helms at or 704.847.5555.


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