JSA Offers Reward In Connection With Fatal Shooting Of Milwaukee Jeweler

Milwaukee, WI — October 31, 2016
The Milwaukee Police Department is seeking the male suspect pictured below in connection with the fatal shooting of a retail jeweler, Leopoldo Vela, 57, of Corona Jewelry, on the south side of Milwaukee at 10:35 a.m. on October 31, 2016.

The victim was shot in the chest at his store during a robbery, and later died of his wounds. If you have information, contact Lt. Paul Lough of the Homicide Division of the Milwaukee Police Department at 414-935-7411.

Jewelers’ Security Alliance is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to the arrest of this robbery suspect. If you have information, please call JSA on its Reward Hotline at 800-325-1883. If you wish to remain anonymous, measures will be taken to insure the protection of your identity, yet allow the payment of the reward.

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