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UPDATE: Additional Reward Offered in Shooting Death of 9-Year-Old Girl

Members of the Milwaukee Police Department were joined on May 17 by Mayor Tom Barrett, representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and local attorney Michael Hupy to announce $35,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects in connection with the shooting death of 9-year-old Zalayia Jenkins.  The child was shot on May 5 in the 1500 block of W. Meinecke Avenue and was pronounced brain dead on May 16, just one day before her 10th birthday.  The FBI offered $10,000 in reward money and Mr. Hupy announced he was offering $25,000.  Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360 or 414-935-7411.

UPDATE (5/19/16): On May 19, 2016, the Milwaukee Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced an additional $5,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction in the shooting death of Zalayia Jenkins.  Along with additional reward money announced, the new total stands at $40,000.  Anyone with information is urged to call the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7360, or 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5342).

UPDATE (5/26/16): Milwaukee Police are speaking with a person of interest in the shooting death of Za’layia Jenkins and are determining in that person is connected to that incident.

 
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