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$32,500 reward now posted for leads in shooting death of Buffalo boy

Posted: 10:51 AM, Jun 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-10 16:16:04Z
Badr Elwaseem

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The FBI is increasing the reward for information leading to an arrest of the suspect(s) in the shooting death of 12-year-old Badraldeen Elwaseem by $20,000. This brings the total reward to $32,500, between Crime Stoppers and the FBI.

Buffalo police say the boy was struck and killed by a stray bullet on the 400 block of William Street near the intersection of Mortimer on April 6th.

The bullet that struck Elwaseem was one of many fired at a car in a parking lot. Another man, 22, was shot multiple times in the vicinity of the car.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255 or the FBI at (716) 856-7800.