RICHMOND, Virginia — The FBI is offering up to $10,000 for information leading to a conviction in the fatal shooting of 3-year-old Sharmar Hill Jr.
He was killed Feb. 1, 2020 while playing outside his family’s home in the Hillside Court public housing community.
Sharmar Hill Jr. was outside just after 4 p.m. when the shooting occurred in the 1700 block of Southlawn Avenue. He later died at a hospital.
Police said they believe that Sharmar Jr was struck while two groups of people fired guns at each other.
The FBI said Monday that a car seen Shamar Hill Jr. leaving the area appeared similar to a driver a day earlier. vehicle taken in the carjacking of a Lyft.
Police have said they don’t know whether a man charged in the carjacking was involved in the toddler’s shooting.
The FBI said “investigators are not ruling anything out.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the FBI’s Richmond Division at (804) 261-1044 or TIPS.FBI.gov or the Richmond Police Department at (804) 646-392.