Police obtained surveillance footage from the area, which allegedly showed multiple gunmen firing several shots at Kingston’s home before running off, the New York Post reported.
None of the suspects have been arrested and Lynchburg police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the shooters.
“The murder of this child is a senseless tragedy stemming from a violent criminal act that has no place in our community," the Lynchburg Police Department said in a statement.
Police said in order to effectively protect residents, they "need those members of our community who have knowledge about criminal activity such as this to come forward" because the boy and his family "deserve nothing less.”
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“To know someone could be so careless and do that to him breaks my heart," the grieving mother said, adding, “Kingston had me wrapped around his little finger. He was my weakness. My only son. My youngest child. I will never be the same again.”
The investigation into the deadly incident is ongoing.
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