Nizzel George

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2nd Shooter Pleads Guilty To Killing 5-Year-Old, Gets 28 Years

The second gunman responsible for the death of a 5-year-old boy who was shot while sleeping on his grandmother’s couch has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Sixteen-year-old Julian Kijuan Lamar Anderson pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree intentional murder for the shooting on June 26, 2012, which killed Nizzel George.

05/21/2013

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Teen Gets 28 Years In Shooting That Killed 5-Year-Old

Seventeen-year-old Stephon Shannon pleaded guilty in the murder of 5-year-old Nizzel George last week. He was sentenced to 28 years in prison at a Hennepin County Court hearing Tuesday morning.

02/05/2013

Nizzel

Teen Pleads Guilty To Shooting That Killed Nizzel George

A 17-year-old boy pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to the June shooting that killed 5-year-old Nizzel George, who was sleeping on his grandmother’s couch in North Minneapolis when a bullet came through the wall and struck him, authorities say.

02/01/2013

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Teen Indicted In Murder Of Minneapolis 5-Year-Old

A 17-year-old boy has been indicted by a grand jury on first-degree murder charges in the death of 5-year-old Nizzel George.

08/10/2012

Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan (credit: CBS)

Mpls Police Chief Talks On The Costs Of Crime

It seems like a simple equation: more police on the streets equals less violence.

07/13/2012

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Funeral Held For Boy, 5, Shot Inside North Mpls. Home

Hundreds of people showed up to pay their respects to 5-year-old Nizzel George, who was shot and killed one week ago as he was sleeping on a couch at his grandmother’s house.

07/03/2012

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Teen Charged As Adult In Murder Of 5-Year-Old

Two teenagers have been charged in a Minneapolis shooting that killed a 5-year-old boy who had been sleeping on his grandmother’s couch.

07/02/2012

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Vigil Held For Murdered 5-Year-Old Mpls. Boy

A large crowd of people turned out Saturday afternoon to pay tribute to a life cut too short. Nizzel George was sleeping on the couch at his grandmother’s North Minneapolis home on Tuesday when the house was riddled by bullets.

06/30/2012

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2 Arrested In 5-Year-Old’s Shooting Death

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the recent shooting death of a 5-year-old boy in north Minneapolis.

06/29/2012

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Vigil Set For Murdered 5-Year-Old North Mpls. Boy

A vigil will be held Saturday for a 5-year-old boy who was shot and killed while asleep on the couch Tuesday morning. Nizzel George was at his grandmother’s home in north Minneapolis when someone fired a reported 10 shots into the living room.

06/29/2012

Bryant Avenue, home,

‘You Can See What A Bullet Will Do’: Neighbor On Nizzel’s Death

A community is reeling over the death of a 5-year-old boy, who was shot and killed while asleep on the couch Tuesday morning.

06/27/2012

Bryant Avenue, home,

Police Looking For Suspect In Shooting Of 5-Year-Old Boy

Police are actively pursuing leads but have not made any arrests in Tuesday’s shooting death of a 5-year-old boy in north Minneapolis.

06/27/2012

boy shot, killed, Bryant Avenue, 45th

5-Year-Old Boy Shot, Killed In North Minneapolis

Police say a 5-year-old boy has been shot and killed, after a bullet came through his north Minneapolis home while he was sleeping.

06/26/2012

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