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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

Charlotte Field Division

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 25, 2018
Contact: Special Agent Gerod King

ATF Offers Reward Up To $5,000 in Shooting Incidents

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), is announcing a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for multiple shooting incidents in Beaufort, S.C.

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at approximately 12:15 a.m., Beaufort Police Department (BPD) Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 1000 block of Monson Street.  Officers located a vehicle parked in front of a residence that was shot several times.   Witnesses described seeing a gray or silver colored Chevy sedan leaving the scene at a high rate of speed. 

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at approximately 9:15 p.m., a dark colored Ford SUV drove past a residence on Hamar Street.  The passenger of the SUV fired multiple shots from an assault rifle on two subjects sitting inside of a parked vehicle in the residence’s driveway before speeding off.  One of the subjects inside of the vehicle sustained a non-life threating gunshot wound to the leg. 

These violent crimes are being investigated by ATF and the BPD.

ATF along with our law enforcement partners are committed to ensuring that our communities are safe, and that those who commit violent crimes such as these are held accountable.  Anyone with information about these crimes should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867), email ATFTips@atf.gov, or contact ATF through its website at www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips. Tips may also be submitted to ATF through the ReportIt ® app, available on both Google Play and the Apple App Store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.  Additionally, tips may be provided to BPD Investigator Raley at 843-322-7914.

For more information about ATF go to www.atf.gov.

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Field Division: Charlotte Field Division