A reward for information leading to the arrest in the August 2016 shooting deaths of two cousins who were found inside of a residence on College Avenue is now $2,500.
Montell Ross, 8, and his 9-year-old cousin Jayden Ugwuh were fatally wounded early Aug. 13 in the 5700 block of College Avenue as someone fired at least 20 gunshots inside their home. A 16-year-old girl also was hit, but her injuries were not life-threatening.
An anonymous donation of $500 was added to the existing reward, bringing the amount to $2,500.
Police have not said what they think led to the shootings. One boy was declared dead soon after reaching the hospital, and the second boy died later.
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The cousins attended Hogan Preparatory Academy and were described by relatives as inseparable.
Anyone with information should call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).