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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A grieving mother pleaded Monday for the surrender of the person who shot her 15-year-old daughter to death at a South Los Angeles hamburger stand.

“It was wrong to take my daughter, she was innocent,” Samantha Mays told reporters at a growing memorial to Hannah Bell, who was gunned down Friday night as she and her mother were getting a bite to eat.

“It’d be best for you to just come forward. Maybe it’d be easier on you if you just give in and take your punishment like you deserve,” the grieving mother said, her voice trailing off.

Mays was close by when gunfire hit her daughter outside The Best Burger stand.

Investigators had few clues to a suspect and the motive. Police said only that a man in a black hoodie was seen leaving the scene on foot.

The City Council offered a $50,000 reward in hope of prompting someone to come forward with information.

“I’m just reaching out for somebody, anybody, that heard anything, that knows anything,” Mays said.

A simple memorial of burning candles, flowers, balloons, a large teddy bear and a photo of Hannah grew along a sidewalk near where she was killed. A handwritten placard said, “Your presence we miss, your memory we treasure, loving you always.”

“She was a loving person, funny,” Ronnie Bell, Hannah’s father, told KCBS-TV. “A loving, funny person with a lot of spirit.”