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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Reward Notice

For Immediate Release

Thursday, November 12, 2020
Contact: Corey Ray, Acting Public Information Officer

ATF Offers Reward for Information on Triple Homicide in Pender County

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives today announced a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the individuals responsible for a deadly shooting in Pender County that claimed the lives of an expectant mother and her unborn child.

On Nov. 8, the Pender County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at a home on 417 John Pickett Road. Inside the residence, deputies found a pregnant female with a fatal gunshot wound. A male was also found with a fatal gunshot wound outside the residence.

ATF is investigating this homicide along with the Pender County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477), by email at or through the ReportIt ® app.


Charlotte Field Division