Who killed Jerry Cole? Reward increased to $10K in search for suspect who shot man to death in May

Jerry Cole was killed in a shooting on May 4, 2021. Police are now offering $10,000 for information leading to the arrest/identification of the shooter.
Jerry Cole was killed in a shooting on May 4, 2021. Police are now offering $10,000 for information leading to the arrest/identification of the shooter. (HPD)

HOUSTON – Police are now offering a larger reward for anyone who can provide information that will lead to the identification and arrest of a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting.

The shooting happened around 1:10 a.m. on May 4 in the 10100 block of Sugar Branch Drive, authorities said.

According to police, victim Jerry Cole was sitting in his vehicle when another man driving a white, four-door sedan pulled up and opened fire on Cole’s vehicle. Cole was hit by multiple rounds and died as a result of the showing, police said.

Crime Stoppers may now pay up to $10,000 for information leading to the suspect’s identification, charging and/or arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at Crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers app.

Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.


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