Reward increased for information in fatal shooting

DTL Staff
Staff Writer

The West Point Police Department announced Thursday it was offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the November shooting death of Jamal Banks, Sr.

West Point Police Chief Avery Cook said the case was still being investigated by the WPPD and urged anyone in the public who knew anything about the incident to reach out.

"We just hope someone will step up and give us the information we need to make an arrest," Cook said.

Banks was shot and killed Nov. 25 on Lowe Street in West Point around 5:35 p.m.

Those with any information are asked to contact the Golden Triangle Crime stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.