Milwaukee Crime Stoppers offers $11,000 rewards for information on homicides of Jenny Her and Krystal Tucker
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Crime Stoppers on Tuesday, April 12, announced two $11,000 rewards to encourage community members to come forward with information on the homicides of Jenny Her and Krystal Tucker.
Jenny Her, 24, was six months pregnant when she was shot near 41st and Lancaster on Dec. 11, 2021.
Krystal Tucker, 31, was shot and killed at a club in downtown Milwaukee on Feb. 10.
"I need you to help me, please," Her's mother, May Heu, said through tears. "Come and get this money. I don't mind, as long as you help me."
Police believe Her was shot during the attempted robbery of her daughter's father outside her home.
Both she and the baby died.
"It's sad when you've got to bury your sister and the first time you see your niece is in a casket," Amy Her, Jenny's twin sister, said. "Me and my family, friends, we're begging you to do the right thing. If it was you, if it was anybody close to you, imagine just losing them."
NEW: @StopCrimeMKE announces rewards for two unsolved murders of women in #Milwaukee.— Kim Shine (@KimShineCBS58) April 12, 2022
$11K for info leading to the arrest of suspects in the deaths of Krystal Tucker & Jenny Her. pic.twitter.com/aCI16BhUmw
Krystal Tucker was shot while working at Brownstone Social Lounge near Water & Clybourn streets.
Authorities say she was shot after refusing entry to the suspected shooter because of his age.
"What I want to say to him (the shooter) is it wasn't right. She didn't deserve it. It was senseless. And you need to pay for it," Tatiana Gibbs, Tucker's friend and coworker, said. "It's about doing the right thing. What was done to her was not right. If you know something, please say something."
He had no prior criminal record and remains on the run.
"We have people who are not even on the radar, in regards to behaviors that are extremely unacceptable. We have to be as a community, to stand up and say 'not no more,'" Milwaukee Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said.
"We've got to get beyond this," Mayor Cavalier Johnson said. "We've got to get beyond this and we have to do it together as a community, as a city. Otherwise we're going to have -- in neighborhoods across Milwaukee -- families that are broken and shattered because the violence is affecting them."
Law firm Hupy and Abraham also donated a separate $30,000 to Crime Stoppers.
They are calling on local businesses to join in fighting the violence.
"We need to do better and the corporate citizens of the community can do better, so let's all work together," Hupy and Abraham managing partner Jason Abraham said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS (8477). Your call is always anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you get a reward at a secret location in cash.