In two separate cases, authorities are actively seeking apprehension of the fugitives responsible; a desperate search is underway for a missing 9-year-old York County girl, while the FBI is offering a $10K reward for information in the shooting murder of a Richmond toddler.

Authorities searching for missing 9-year-old

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York County Sheriff’s Office

In York County, South Carolina, the York County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help as they are desperately searching for a 9-year-old girl that went missing on March 17, last seen near her home on McConnells Highway in Rock Hill.

Skylar Govan, 9, was last seen by her grandmother just before midnight on March 16 and was reported missing at 2:30 AM on March 17.

The grandmother recalls that Skyler was wearing a pajama shirt, shorts with an orange stripe, and possibly brown boots. Skyler is an African-American female, aged nine, 5’1″ tall, weighs 90 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

She was last seen on the 3400 block of McConnells Highway.

Anyone with any information about this case is urged to call the York County Sheriff’s office at 803-628-3059 or CrimeStoppers at 1-877-409-4321.

FBI offers $10K reward for info in the murder of Richmond 3-year-old

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Richmond division, is reaching out to the public for help in identifying the person(s) responsible for the shooting murder of a three-year-old boy that occurred outside his home.

The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for this crime.

The three-year-old toddler, identified as Sharmar Hill Jr., was shot while playing outside in his front yard along with his sister in the Richmond neighborhood of Hillside Court on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

The boy was carried indoors by his sister, and then rush to VCU Medical Center, where he later died of his injuries.

Witnesses described a vehicle leaving the area of the shooting, which matches the description police had of a vehicle, a white Kia, involved in a January 31, carjacking.

According to police, a female rideshare driver was accosted by two male customers who brandished a firearm and then proceeded to rob her of her personal items.

She fled the vehicle, escaping on foot, and the two male carjackers stole her newer model Kia vehicle, which was white in color.

Antonio L. Harris, 21, has been arrested and charged in connection with the carjacking, which occurred on the 2600 block of Bruin Street, but has not been charged in the shooting.

Police are still investigating as to whether the shooting and the carjacking are connected and involved the same vehicle.

Authorities are urging anyone who may have information about this crime to contact the FBI at 804-261-1044, online, or at the City of Richmond Police Department at 804-646-3929.