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Police charge second woman for hindering probe into shooting death of Camden child

The woman is accused of providing a false alibi for a person of interest.
Gabrielle Hill-Carter, 8, was hit by a stray bullet in Camden last month.Camden County Prosecutor's Office

A second woman has been charged with hindering the investigation into the death of an 8-year-old girl who was hit by a tray bullet in a Camden neighborhood shootout, authorities said.

Natasha Gerald, 19, of Sicklerville, New Jersey, was charged Wednesday for providing a false alibi for a person of interest in the death of Gabrielle Hill-Carter, who was killed last month, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office announced.

If convicted, Gerald faces a maximum five-year sentence in prison.

Earlier this month, Shakia Land, 35, was arrested for providing detectives with a false alibi for a person of interest in the shooting, according to the prosecutor's office. Land could face up to 18 months in prison.


The Citizens Crime Commission is offering a $76,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for Hill-Carter's death.

The young girl was caught in the crossfire when a shootout eruptedon the 900 block ofEighth Street in Camden on Aug. 24. She died two days later from her injuries at Cooper University Medical Center.

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