NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A $12,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the death Shalema Gaskin, whose body was found behind a hospital in Brooklyn.

The mother of three was shot to death in the parking of Brookdale Hospital on Tuesday, police said. She was at the hospital visiting her 8-year-old daughter, who had been admitted for an asthma attack.

Police said Gaskin’s belongings, including an iPhone, were not taken.

The NYPD is offering $10,000 for an arrest and conviction. Crime Stoppers is offering $2,000 for an arrest and indictment in the case.

Anyone with information should call police or Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or visit

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