Chicago mail carrier in critical condition after shooting, USPIS offering $50K reward for info.

FILE – In this July 22, 2020 file photo a United States Postal Service delivery person closes the back door on her van in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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UPDATED 12:35 PM PT – Sunday, September 13, 2020

On Friday, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced a major reward for information regarding the shooting of a letter carrier in Chicago. USPIS has requested wide circulation of the possible reward in hopes of finding the culprit involved.

The 24-year-old postal worker was shot while delivering mail in Chicago’s Burnside neighborhood. According to witnesses, suspects opened fire from two speeding cars, hitting her in the legs, stomach and head.

The victim was quickly rushed to the hospital, where she remains in critical condition. Detectives believe she was not the intended victim of the drive by.

Local postal workers have voiced their worries over the state of the neighborhood. They expressed the area has become increasingly more dangerous over the years.

Authorities have urged those who have any information on the incident to reach out.

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