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Reward increased to $5,000 for information on Malcolm Jefferson murder

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An anonymous donor is aiding in a police investigation to find the killer(s) of Malcolm Jefferson.

In a recent update from Charleston Police Department, they said the investigation indicates that 18-year-old Jefferson was shot at 1139 Forbes Avenue and ran inside to where a number of people were playing cards.

On October 8, 2013, officers said when they arrived at the location and found Jefferson in a shed near where he had been shot.

Police said he was given first aid by EMS and transported to MUSC but died as a result of his wounds.

For the most part this case has remained a mystery that's has community leaders begging for action and Friday people stepped up to help.

Although who they are will also go unknown. Police said anonymous donors added $4,000 to the existing $1,000 Crime Stoppers reward for tips leading to the arrest of whoever shot Jefferson. Police said that reward expires June 30, 2014 so if you know anything they encourage you to call right away.

Call Crime Stoppers at (843)554-1111 or toll free at 1-888-CRIMESC All tipsters remain anonymous and you never have to give your name. Tips may also be submitted by visiting the website at or by texting to 274637. Begin text tips information with the letters CSL.

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