Officials To Increase Reward For Info. In Toddler’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Police Department and Crime Stoppers are teaming up to increase the reward for information regarding a 3-year-old’s death.

Police say with no leads, they will increase efforts to find the gunman responsible for Terrell Mayes’ death. Mayes was killed by a stray bullet while inside his home on the day after Christmas.

Crime Stoppers has already offered $1,000 for information in this case, but additionally private citizens have donated more than $5,000, which will be added to the total reward.

Police believe the bullet, which was fired outside the home, was not intended for Mayes or his family.

At noon on Friday, community members, Crime Stopper’s and city officials will hold a brief press conference to discuss an increased reward in the case.

After the press conference, police will distribute fliers to the neighborhood, asking for help. If you would like to volunteer to help pass out fliers, please arrive at Farview Park by noon on Friday.

If you know anything in this case, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, text TIP674 plus your information to 274637 (CRIMES) or go to the Crime Stoppers website at All callers are given a unique identifier and no names are used.


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