Second person charged with hindering police in killing of 8-year-old girl in Camden

A second woman has been charged with hindering the investigation of the homicide of 8-year-old Gabrielle Hill Carter, who was killed by a stray bullet in Camden last month.

Natasha Gerald, 19, of Sicklerville, was charged with providing a false alibi for a person of interest, authorities said Wednesday.

Gerald faces a maximum five years in prison if convicted.

Earlier this month, Shakia Land, 35, of Camden, also was charged with giving a false alibi for a person of interest.

Gabrielle was struck in the head by a bullet when gunfire erupted in the 900 block of South Eighth Street the night of Aug. 24. She died two days later.

The Citizens' Crime Commission is offering a $76,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible.

Anyone with information on the shooting can call Camden County Prosecutor's Office Detective Sherman Hopkins at 856-225-8623 or Camden County Police Department Detective Michael Ross at 856-757-7420.

bmoran@phillynews.com

215-854-5983@RobertMoran215

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