76ers, FBI Increase Reward Money to $76K for Shooter of Camden Girl

The reward has increased almost daily since Camden County Police first set it at $5,000, one day after Gabrielle Hill Carter was caught in the middle of a shooting.

Gabrielle Hill Carter of Camden, via Facebook.

Gabrielle Hill Carter, via Facebook.

The reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot and killed an 8-year-old girl in Camden last week has now risen to $76,000, following donations from the Philadelphia 76ers and the FBI.

Gabrielle Hill Carter died this past Friday, two days after she was hit in the head by a stray bullet while playing on a sidewalk near 8th and Spruce streets in Camden, N.J. Camden County Police suspect that the shooting was likely gang-related, and officers are seeking four men.

The reward money has jumped almost daily since Camden County Police first set it at $5,000 last Thursday. Donations from security firm Packetalk and two Charter School overseers as well as George Norcross brought the previous total to $50,000 on Sunday. The police department announced the additional donations from the FBI and the 76ers on Facebook last night.

The Camden community has united over Carter’s death and has supported the grieving family through donations, gifts and a candlelit vigil.

Anyone with information should call the Camden tip line at 856-757-7042.

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