Investigators told Fox 9 they have identified the gunman who killed a young boy Tuesday morning in north Minneapolis, but they're still asking the public for more tips. A $1,000 reward is being offered for information. The five-year-old boy was sleeping on a couch inside his home when he was struck by a single bullet.
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A vigil for 5-year-old shooting victim Nizzel George drew a large crowd, raw emotions and unanswered questions Saturday afternoon in the Twin Cities. The boy died Tuesday as he was sleeping on his grandmother's couch in North Minneapolis when her house was riddled with bullets. Two teen boys have been arrested in connection with the shooting.
Teens charged in slaying of 5-year-old boy
A 17-year-old and a 15-year-old have been charged with murder in last week's shooting that claimed the life of Nizzel George in north Minneapolis. According to a criminal complaint, the 17-year-old told a witness that he fired at the house where the young boy was sleeping last Tuesday.
Police chase leads, killer of 5-year-old
Police are seeking the killer of a 5-year-old boy who was shot while sleeping on a couch in a north Minneapolis home Tuesday morning. The gunman sprayed the house with bullets and fled, police say. It was exactly six months to the day that 3-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. was shot by a bullet that was fired into his home.
Police familiar with home where boy slain
Before Tuesday's fatal shooting of 5-year-old Nizzel George at a north Minneapolis home, police had been called to the house four times this year. Police records show 10 calls for service to the home last year and 17 in 2010. But the boy's grandmother disputes that there is a connection between the shooting and anyone in the home.
Reward increases for information in toddler shooting death
Minneapolis police are still looking for the person responsible for killing a three-year-old boy in December. According to KARE 11, the reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction is now up to $8,500. Terrell Mayes Jr. was hit by a stray bullet while inside his north Minneapolis home.
Boy fatally shot in north Minneapolis
Police say a 5-year-old boy was killed when a bullet came through a north Minneapolis home while he was sleeping on Tuesday morning. It was six months ago today that a stray bullet entered Terrell Mayes Jr.’s north Minneapolis home, killing the 3-year-old.
Culture of street justice stoked Nizzel George's death
The first-degree murder charges against Stephon Terrell Shannon and an unnamed 15-year-old detail retaliatory street justice that police and community leaders say led to 5-year-old Nizzel George's death last Tuesday, when the shooters allegedly fired at the boy's house as payback for an earlier shooting. It's a culture of silence and retribution that police and others decried as they urged more witnesses to come forward, the Star Tribune reports.
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