It has been two years since three-year-old Terrell Mayes Jr. was shot and killed. Mayes was with his brothers inside their home near 26th and Colfax Avenue in north Minneapolis when gunfire erupted. The children were running to a safe place when a bullet pierced the side of the house, killing Terrell. Friday, investigators and Terrell’s mother, Marsha Mayes, are again asking for help in finding the person responsible.
People came together Saturday to remember victims killed in the Twin Cities metro in the past five years.
A quiet, sun-splashed street hides the pain of what happened inside the home on the 2600 block of Colfax Avenue North. One year later, a poster tacked alongside the front doorway reveals the sad and senseless tragedy.
Just about a year ago, an entire community came together to mourn the loss of a 3-year-old boy. On the day after Christmas, someone shot and killed Terrell Mayes, Jr. as he ran upstairs to safety, after hearing gunshots outside his home in Minneapolis.
Marsha Mayes says she wasted no time running to the aid of the mother who now shares her pain.
A new effort is underway to get leads in the shooting death of a 3-year-old North Minneapolis boy.
Communities around the country held vigils Sunday – one year after a deadly shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., that left six dead and 13 wounded, including congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Police need help to find the person who fired a shot in Minneapolis that killed a 3-year-old boy. And they’re offering a big reward for information.