DETROIT – A family is searching for answers one month after 51-year-old Mario Jemison was shot and killed on Detroit’s west side.
The incident happened just before 3 a.m. on April 11 in the area of Seven Mile Road and Schaefer Highway.
Police said Jemison was driving west on Seven Mile Road when a car pulled up next to him and fired shots.
According to Crime Stoppers of Michigan, Jemison was celebrating the birthday of a cousin at the time of the shooting. He was killed 18 days before his wedding date.
Jemison’s stepdaughter, Desirae, made a plea Wednesday for anyone to come forward with information.
“My real dad died and now my stepdad is gone. This hurts me really bad. It feels like a big piece of my heart fell out ... Please come forward and help our family get justice,” she said.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to an arrest. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling 800-Speak Up.
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