Crime Stoppers reward increased to $10,000 for information on murder of man in SW Houston

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Crime Stoppers announced an increase in reward money for information that leads to the killer of a man who was shot to death earlier this year.

Jerry Cole was shot to death while sitting in his vehicle on May 4 in the 10100 block of Sugar Branch Drive, according to Houston police.

The shooter, believed to be a male, was driving a white four-door sedan and fired multiple rounds before taking off.

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Since then, no arrests have been made, so Crime Stoppers increased the reward to help find Cole's killer.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $10,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.