Reward Increased to $55k For Info on Girl's Homicide in Brownsville

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The reward for information that leads to the arrest of the shooter who killed a 7-year-old girl in Brownsville over the weekend has increased to $55,000.

The reward was raised after contributions by several city and county leaders, including Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

Alana Washington died Monday after being struck by a bullet in a drive-by shooting late Saturday near the area of Northwest 51st Street and 29th Avenue.

Three other people, including a 1-year-old boy, were also shot and are in stable condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting can is encouraged to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477 (TIPS). Tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for the reward.

Police are offering a $15,000 reward for tips that lead to an arrest in a drive-by shooting that killed a girl and wounded a boy. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez reports.
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