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Reward of $6,000 being offered in connection with murder of 1-year-old girl

From Crime Stoppers, ATF
Posted: 4:29 PM, Mar 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-31 04:44:05Z

INDIANAPOLIS -- A reward of up to $6,000 is being offered in connection with the shooting death of 1-year-old Malaysia Robeson on Thursday.

Robeson was killed when a hail of gunfire struck her home on the 3500 block of Wittfield Avenue around 2 a.m. Her 19-year-old aunt, Anna Fox was injured.

Investigators with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department say it all began with a dispute on social media.

READ | 1-year-old shot and killed in targeted attack on home on Indy's northeast side

Anyone who can help police identify the suspect(s) should call the IMPD Homicide Unit at (317) 327-3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if the information leads to a felony arrest.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is also offering up to $5,000 for information which leads to an arrest and successful prosecution of the suspect(s) involved in shooting.

MORE | Grandmother of 1-year-old killed in shooting pleads for justice: "The violence needs to stop"

Malaysia's murder has sparked a call for unity in the community.  There will be a march at 10 a.m. Saturday, starting from 38th Street and Post Road, to support a push to reduce gun violence. 

MAP |  2018 Indianapolis homicides

The 1-year-old girl is the youngest victim of a fatal shooting in Indianapolis since 2013. Her death was also the only under 10 shooting victim during that period to be ruled a criminal homicide. The other deaths were determined to be accidental.

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