Shamel Matthews, age 21

photo photo photo photo photo photo

Lost to gun violence on April 14, 2016 in Staten Island, New York.

Matthews was shot by his 36-year-old girlfriend's daughter's boyfriend.

Photo sources:

News sources:

candles have been lit for Shamel.
Light a candle for Shamel.

The people with the most candles in the past 24 hours are featured on our homepage.

Ask your friends to light a candle or come back tomorrow to light another candle for Shamel.

You can add to Shamel's profile:

  • Nickname:
    4 mel mel
  • Number of children:
  • Personality:
  • Occupation:
  • Workplace:
  • Schools attended:
Want to say more about Shamel or about how gun violence has affected your life?

This January we will release a video about gun violence and we would like to include messages from people like you. To leave your message just call 📞 (773) 453-5556 and press 2.

Other nearby fatal shootings:

$$ Support this site with a small donation.