A $50,000 reward is being offered for information in the shooting of a mail carrier in southwest Charlotte last week.
The postal worker, identified as Edward McDaniel, was seriously injured after being shot in the 3600 block of Archer Avenue around 1:30 p.m. last Thursday.
A spokesman for the postal service said Thursday that McDaniel is recovering and faces a long rehab and multiple surgeries. The postal service is working closely with federal agencies and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police in the case.
Police say McDaniel was working when he got into an argument with an unknown person and was shot multiple times.
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McDaniel's son, Jeff McDaniel, pleaded with the public Thursday for anyone with information to come forward.
He described his father as a wonderful grandfather who loved Charlotte. “My father was gunned down in a senseless act of violence,” Jeff McDaniel said. "Imagine yourself in this situation."
McDaniel was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after the shooting.
No one has been arrested.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information in the case.
Anyone with information is asked to call 704-432-TIPS or Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.
“If you saw something, please say something,” Jeff McDaniel asks