PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Two youngsters had been injured in a Petersburg taking pictures again in May and police are nonetheless trying to find the individual or individuals accountable for the crime. The bullets struck the youngsters as they had been taking part in within the widespread space of the Pecan Acres public housing residences.
“Playing in front yards, playing with toys, innocent minds,” stated Petersburg Police Chief Travis Christian.
The FBI’s Richmond Area Violent Enterprise Task Force has provided a reward of as much as $5,000 for anybody who will help FBI and the Petersburg Police Department determine, arrest and convict the shooter or shooters.
The two regulation enforcement organizations held a press convention to announce the reward on Tuesday.
Right now they’re trying to find any details about a small light-colored Honda or Toyota sedan that was seen in space through the May 22, 2021.
Police stated they had been known as to the general public housing models on Cottonwood Drive after midnight on May 22, 2021. There they discovered the injured five-year-old woman and seven-year-old boy.
Anyone with info can name the FBI at (804) 261-1044 or the Petersburg Bureau of Police at 804-734-4222.
“Those of you who know something, it may be very small, we need your help,” Christian stated.