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    Cops seek info in case of boy killed by stray shot

    January 13, 2012 GMT

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding who fired the stray bullet that killed a 3-year-old boy.

    Terrell Mayes was shot on Dec. 26 while inside his house — the victim of a stray bullet that had been fired from outside. Police have been chasing down leads to find out who is responsible.

    Police and Crime Stoppers announced Friday that a reward of up to $7,000 will be given for information that’s vital to solving the case.

    Police and volunteers also spent Friday afternoon handing out fliers in a four-block radius around Terrell’s home. The fliers have Terrell’s picture, and say “3 is too young to die.”

    Anyone with information is asked to call (800) 222-TIPS. Tips can remain anonymous.