HARTFORD, Conn. — The state of Connecticut is offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction in a 2015 homicide.

Police are looking for leads in their investigation of the Oct. 21, 2015, death of Ricardo Rivera in Hartford. The 19-year-old was shot in the head. Investigators found limited evidence at the crime scene and no witnesses have come forward.

Rivera’s mother pleaded for tips as investigators announced the award Wednesday. She says she has not lost hope that the case will be solved.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hartford police.

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