Letter carrier shot while on route in Tarrant, reward offered

USPS released video of suspect’s car
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 4:19 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 27, 2021 at 4:44 AM CDT
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TARRANT, Ala. (WBRC) - The U.S. Postal Service is offering up to $50,000 for information or services leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects who shot a letter carrier on his mail route in Tarrant on July 21.

USPS released video of the suspect’s vehicle. It’s a white older model sedan.

The letter carrier was shot at 2445 Etowah St, in Tarrant. It happened around 3:00 p.m. A spokesperson said the man is home from the hospital and healing.

A team of postal inspectors is in Birmingham to work on this case.

Leads from community tips are helping to slowly bring pieces of the puzzle together, but requests for people to come forward with information are ongoing. “It is possible that someone is still holding the key that will help bring all the other pieces together into a well-defined picture,” said U.S. Postal Inspector Tony Robinson.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the: U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455 (say “Law Enforcement”) Reference Case No. 3430726. All information will be kept strictly confidential.

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