Postal Worker Gunned Down While Delivering Mail

Source: Surae Chinn , WUSA-TV, Washington, D.C. / USA Today

LANDOVER, Md. — Police have identified a 26-year-old postal worker who was gunned down while delivering mail as Tyson Barnette of Upper Marlboro. Barnette was on his assigned route in the 1600 block of Reed Street in Landover, around 7:30 p.m. Saturday when police say he was shot multiple times.

Prince George’s County police are offering a $25,000 reward for help in identifying suspects.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is putting up a $100,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and a conviction.

Resident Paulette Richardson said she “knew they were gunshots because I know what gunshots sound like. I started running.”

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