USPS: Mail carriers getting shot with paintball guns in DC

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service said they offering up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) who recently shot USPS mail carriers with paintball guns around the District.

The suspect(s), who has not been identified, are described as being an African American male in his twenties, 5’10” to 6″ tall, with a slim build with braids/dreads wearing a white shirt.

The vehicle of the unknown suspects(s) is been described as a silver or gray four-door sedan with temporary tags.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to contact law enforcement at 1-877-876-2455. All information will remain confidential, officials said.

Assault of a Post Office worker is punishable by up to eight years in prison.

Most recently, neighbors in Southeast D.C. complained of packages that the United States Postal Service has marked as “delivered.” Post office officials said mail delays have gotten worse during the pandemic.

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