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Up to $50,000 reward offered for info about person or persons who shot postal worker on East 88th

West Seneca postal worker accused of stealing and not delivering mail, including absentee ballots
Posted at 12:56 PM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-07 12:56:15-04

CLEVELAND — The United States Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the shooting of a postal worker on East 88th Street in Cleveland.

On June 3 at approximately 3 p.m., a postal worker was shot while delivering mail on East 88th Street in Cleveland.

At the time of the shooting, the postal worker told police that a man accused the mail carrier of striking the side view mirror of his vehicle with the postal carrier van. The shooter then went to his car, grabbed a gun and started shooting at the worker.

The worker was injured with a gunshot wound and was transported to University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, where his condition is unknown.

Cleveland Police said a witness heard three to four gunshots and saw the postal worker on the ground.

According to the police report, the mail carrier said this was not his usual route and that he was filling in.

Anyone with information in regards to the shooting is asked to call the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455 and say “law enforcement” as a prompt.

Tipsters can refer to this case as No. 3388476. All information provided is confidential.

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