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33-year-old U.S. Postal Service employee Jonte Davis killed in “targeted” shooting

As of now, no one has been apprehended, $250,000 reward offered leads to the apprehension and conviction of the individual(s).



Update: A reward totaling up to a quarter of a million dollars is now available in the case of a Northeast Ohio mail carrier who tragically lost their life while on duty.

This reward was announced via a press release by the postal service on Sunday.

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service has put forward a reward of up to $250,000 for any information that leads to the apprehension and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the homicide of a United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier.

Authorities suspect that the assailant who fatally shot the mail carrier on Saturday afternoon was acquainted with the victim, categorizing the incident as a “targeted attack.”

Postal investigators have emphasized that the suspect or suspects should be regarded as “armed and dangerous,” cautioning against any attempt to apprehend them independently.

Original Report:

At around 1:44 p.m. on March 2, 2024, Warren Police Department officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 600 Block of Olive Avenue NE.

Upon arrival, they found 33-year-old U.S. Postal Service employee Jonte Davis with a gunshot wound inside his postal van.

Davis was shot by a suspect in another vehicle.

Despite life-saving efforts by officers and EMTs at the scene, he was later pronounced dead at Trumbull Regional Medical Center due to his injuries.

The suspect vehicle was swiftly discovered parked in a driveway at 429 Maryland Ave NE within a few hours.

Law enforcement obtained a search warrant for both the residence and the vehicle, enlisting the Mahoning Valley Crisis Response Team for assistance.

Evidence, including the suspect vehicle, was recovered, and several individuals were taken to the Warren Police Department for questioning.

As of now, no one has been apprehended in connection with this targeted assault. Initial indications suggest that the victim and the suspect(s) may have had prior acquaintance.

The U.S. Postal Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are collaborating on this ongoing investigation.

Anyone with any information about this case is being asked to contact Detective John Greaver at 330-841-2723 or at