UPDATE: Neighborhood March for Birthday of Shooting Victim as Reward Climbs to $35,000
UPDATE: The FBI announced it is offering $10,000 for information regarding the shooting of the 9-year-old girl. At the same press conference, Michael Hupy announced a $25,000 reward.
There is now a total of $35,000 for information regarding the shooting.
Milwaukee Police said at the press conference Tuesday there has not been a lot of tips.
"If this were your child you would want to know who fired that gun," said Mayor Barrett.
"Parents I know you can bring your children up to be better than the gang members who did this," said Hupy.
ORIGINAL: Attorney Michael Hupy is offering a $25,000 monetary reward to the first person who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in the shooting of the 9-year-old girl.
Authorities continue to investigate the shooting and are working to identify suspects. Anyone with information regarding this incident can call 414.935.7360
The medical examiner declared Zalayia Jenkins brain dead early last night.
This is the day before her 10th birthday.
As family members get ready to spread a message of non-violence,
Her family will hold a march in her honor it starts today at 4pm at 15th and Meinecke.
That's where Zalayia was sitting inside her home when a stray bullet from a shootout outside flew into her house and hit her.
Now her family is trying to spread the word of the march to the community by posting up flyers.
Her cousin tells us they still want to honor Zalayia's birthday.
“This is you know a big party for my family and a big party for lay lay. She loved to be outside. She wouldve loved to be outside. And for her birthday, this is something special for her. Even though she’s not gonna be there. Shes here, you know?” said Jon Jones.
Police continue to search for the shooter.
Last week, police said they are looking for the driver of this green Jeep Cherokee.
They believe the driver was not directly involved in the shooting, but could have critical information about the case.
If you know anything that can help police, you are asked to come forward.
Zalayia's family says they want anyone who has been impacted by gun violence in Milwaukee to come out to the march this afternoon.