Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson announced a Camden woman has been arrested and charged with hindering an investigation.
Shakia Land, 35, of the 1800 block of Kossuth Street in Camden, was charged with one count fourth degree hindering an investigation in the shooting death of 8-year-old Gabrielle Hill-Carter on South 8th Street on August 24, 2016.
Land is charged with hindering the homicide investigation by providing detectives with a false alibi for a person of interest. The charge carries a potential sentence of 18 months in state prison.
Detectives are actively investigating this case and need anyone with information to come forward. The Citizens Crime Commission is offering a $76,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for her homicide.
As in all homicide investigations, receiving cooperation from the community is vital. We urge anyone with information to 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.
Because this is an ongoing investigation, there is no further information to be released at this time.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Friday, September 16, 2016