MOUNT VERNON, New York (WABC) — Authorities in Westchester County are providing a reward that they hope will result in data and an arrest in an unsolved homicide from June 2021.
Westchester County Crime Stoppers introduced Monday morning that they’re providing a $7,500 reward within the demise of 32-year-old Jeremy Logan.
Logan was shot and killed whereas attending a memorial service close to 266 South Fulton Avenue on June 23, 2021 simply after 10:30 p.m.
Police say he was shot a number of occasions close to the vigil he helped arrange for a buddy who was murdered months earlier on that buddy’s birthday.
Logan’s household and metropolis officers say somebody has to know one thing or bear in mind one thing that could possibly be useful.
His aunt spoke at a press convention on Monday and stated her nephew was gunned down by a coward.
“This tragedy has turn into so normalized, I concern for the youth that assume communication is now pointless and violence is the best reply,” stated Chynna Smith-Marte. “If we as a group not solely stood towards these killing our sons, however nurtured our kids to like and never hate, we might reverse this path of destruction our younger individuals are headed down.”
His household says Logan helped arrange the vigil for his buddy, Warren Clahar, on his birthday, a couple of months after he was killed. Police say that is additionally nonetheless an open homicide investigation. Nobody has been charged.
“We hear far too typically ‘oh the road is aware of, the streets know,’ however what the streets know and what the streets will say makes the distinction between rumor and justice,” stated Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard.
When Logan was killed, one other vigil was held for him.
“It was stunning, but painful to see how beloved he was and to listen to all of the tales of how he touched somebody’s coronary heart or brightened their day,” Smith-Marte stated.
His household says Logan labored at Stew Leonard’s and was recognized locally for acts of kindness. Family members remembered him paying for an ice cream truck someday to deal with children locally.
He had a baby of his personal and was killed earlier than he would get to satisfy his now 1-year-old twins.
Of its nonetheless unsolved instances, the Mount Vernon Police Division says it selected this one for the county reward cash.
“We really feel that it has the most effective probability of being solved if any individual comes ahead,” stated Chief Marcel J. Olifiers.
Anybody with data is requested to name 800-898-TIPS.
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