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Crime Stoppers is continuing its focus on solving cold case homicides with a plea for information about the death of Justin Cook, who was shot to death as he was leaving a party.
Cook, 19, was in a car with his girlfriend at the Cambridge Suites at 711 South Main when someone stepped up and fired one shotgun blast into their vehicle, striking Cook in the face.
Two rival gangs had been holding parties at the hotel and a fight had broken out in the parking lot.
Wichita Police Homicide Lt. Todd Ojile said Cook was not a member of any gang.
"He was not involved in the fight," Ojile said. "He did not have a confrontation with anyone."
The incident occured on the evening of Jan. 25, 2009.
Anyone with information about the crime can received up to $2,000 from the Crime Stoppers organization. There are three ways to contact Crime Stoppers.
There could be 30 to 50 potential witnesses to the murder.
"We know there's someone out there that knows who did this, probably has more information, that witnessed this crime," Ojile said.