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U.S. Marshals offering $5,000 reward for info on suspect in Alishah Pointer's death

Posted at 11:19 AM, Nov 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-22 10:13:08-05

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — The United States Marshals Service is offering a $5,000 reward that leads to the arrest of Hakeem Ali Shomo, who is wanted in connection to the kidnapping, torturing and killing of 22-year-old Alishah Pointer.

Shomo is wanted by the East Cleveland Police Department. A warrant was issued for his arrest on Nov. 10.

Pointer was found dead in a burned-out house on Savannah Avenue in East Cleveland. Four people have pleaded not guilty to charges including murder in connection with her death, and a 17-year-old girl faces charges in juvenile court.

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Authorities are reminding those close to Shomo that providing assistance to him can result in criminal charges.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-866-4-WANTED.

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