Police: Postal worker killed on duty in Md.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $100,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the shooting
LANDOVER, Md. — Police say a postal worker has been shot to death while delivering mail about 10 miles from the nation's capital.
Police said they were called to a street Saturday evening in Landover and found 26-year-old Tyson Jerome Barnette dead from apparent gunshot wounds. Police are trying to identify suspects and a motive.
U.S. Postal Service spokesman Frank Schissler says it's rare for a postal worker to be killed while delivering mail, but it has happened. A postal worker was killed north of Houston in May and in 2010, a deliveryman in Miami was shot to death.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $100,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the shooting.
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