The U.S. Postal Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) who shot a federal mail carrier Aug. 31 in southwest Charlotte.

The shooting was reported at 1:30 p.m. in the 3600 block of Archer Avenue, which is just north of Clanton Road and west of Interstate 77.

The victim, whose identity was not disclosed, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police released few details about the shooting, including any description of the shooter(s).

An email sent to local media indicated that the postal worker may have been shot more than once after he got into an altercation with the suspect(s).

Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS to speak with a homicide detective, or call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600, or visit the Crime Stoppers website at

Founder and publisher of Qcitymetro, Glenn has worked at newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Wall Street Journal and The Charlotte Observer.