New Haven police to announce reward in teen’s killing

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — New Haven police say they will be announcing a $50,000 reward and other investigation updates in the unsolved killing of a 14-year-old boy in July.

Police Chief Anthony Campbell is scheduled to make the announcement Monday with relatives of victim Tyrick Keyes.

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Police say Tyrick was shot multiple times by a masked gunman on Bassett Street around 9:30 p.m. on July 16. Police and family say he was a member of an anti-gun violence group, enjoyed basketball and dancing and was looking forward to his first year at Hillhouse High School

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The $50,000 award was approved by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and is for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer.

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Police say they’re hoping the reward coaxes people to come forward with information.

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