Cops: $1,000 reward offered for information on Lakeland drive-by shooters

2:35 PM, Feb 27, 2013   |    comments
Aleek Saint-Aime
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Lakeland, Florida-- Two days after a 12-year-old boy was shot three times in a Lakeland drive-by shooting, police say they are offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the suspect(s). 

According to officials, it was around 9 p.m. on Monday night when a dark colored SUV drove by the home off the 600 block of W 3rd St., and fired several shots.

See original story: Boy, 12, injured in drive-by shooting

Despite the fact that there were a total of 13 people in the home at the time, 12-year-old Aleek Saint-Aime was the only one injured. 

The child's mother, Melissa Noel, told 10 News she believes the shooters may have intended to hit her 18-year-old nephew, who has spent time with a local gang in the past. 

Officials urge anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-226-8477. You may report anonymously and become eligible for the $1,000 reward.

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