Reward now offered for arrest in Christmas Day murder in Wilmington
By WECT Staff | January 29, 2021 at 10:06 AM EST – Updated January 29 at 12:33 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Crime Stoppers is now offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to an arrest in connection with the Christmas Day murder of Jalisa Bellamy.
According to the Wilmington Police Department, officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert at around 12:30 a.m. Dec. 25 near the intersection of Kenwood Avenue and Market Street.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a car had crashed into a utility pole and both people in the car had been shot. The driver of the vehicle, Bellamy, passed away at the hospital. The 35-year-old male passenger was treated and released.
On Friday, Wilmington police released photos of the suspect vehicle, a 2006-2012 black Chevrolet Impala, last seen leaving the area after the shooting.
If anyone has any information and wish to remain anonymous, they are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 531-9845 or use the new Wilmington NC PD app (TEXT 411).
All other calls should be made to the Wilmington Police Department at (910) 343-3609.
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