Police continue to investigate the murder of Jerell Aaron Wright
Investigators think Jerell Wright was not alone in a driveway on Clarence Street in North Preston when he was shot on May 13, 2009 and that he was not the intended target.
Published Monday, May 13, 2019 3:38PM ADT
Last Updated Monday, May 13, 2019 4:06PM ADT
Monday marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of Jerell Aaron Wright.
Police say Wright had just arrived at a residence on Clarence Street in North Preston at around 10:45 p.m. on May 13, 2009.
“He was standing in a shared driveway when a series of gunshots were fired in his direction from a vehicle driving by,” police say in a news release. “Mr. Wright was shot and later died in hospital. According to police, those responsible for the shooting immediately left the area in the vehicle.”
Investigators think Wright was not alone in the driveway when he was shot and that he was not the intended target.
“Police believe there are persons who have information that could result in an arrest and possible charges,” the news release said.
Police are asking anyone with information to come forward and with investigators. Police say any bit of information could prove useful to investigators.
A reward of up to $150,000 is also available to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for the murder of Wright.
The Provincial Rewards line is 1-888-710-9090.Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Halifax District RCMP at 902 490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.