Letter carrier shot while on route in Tarrant, reward offered

Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 4:19 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 22, 2021 at 12:52 PM CDT
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TARRANT, Ala. (WBRC) - The U.S. Postal Service confirmed a letter carrier was shot during a mail route in Tarrant Wednesday afternoon.

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.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) who shot at the U.S. Postal employee.

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

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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