AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Former Ohio State and NFL player Beanie Wells is offering a $5,000 reward for the capture of the person who gunned down his brother.
Akron police said 31-year-old Joel “Joey” Wells was found in a driveway in Akron on Thursday morning. He had been shot in the head.READ MORE: Food Banks Planning For Busy Holiday Season
Police are continuing to look for the driver of the getaway car and other leads but have not named a suspect.READ MORE: 'A Great Leader': Charleroi Native, Retired Army General Remembers Former Secretary Of State Colin Powell
Police said Joel Wells apparently was taking his infant daughter to day care when he stopped at a friend’s house in East Akron, where he was shot.MORE NEWS: Eradicate Hate Global Summit's Opening Day Features Keynote Speakers George W. Bush And Tom Ridge
Summit County Crimestoppers also is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the killer. Others from the Columbus area are adding to the reward money, Beanie Wells said.