A “well-known” postal carrier died Wednesday when he was shot delivering mail at Longmont, Colorado, neighborhood mailboxes, police stated.
Police later arrested Devan Schreiner, 26, whom they described as the man’s ex-girlfriend, on suspicion of homicide, a police information launch stated.
“This crime appears to be an isolated incident and an act of domestic violence,” the discharge stated, including it ”was not a random act of violence.”
The postal carrier, whose title has not been launched, was shot to dying at 12:23 p.m. in entrance of neighborhood mailboxes at Heatherhill Street and Renaissance Drive, police stated. An individual was seen operating away.
Five nearby schools have been secured after the taking pictures, KUSA reported.
“It’s tragic,” David Rupert, spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service, instructed KDVR. “It’s terrible. It hurts all of us very deeply.”
“He was well-known,” neighbor Brian Conley instructed the station. “People liked him. People around here are very upset about it.”
Other residents stated they have been shocked by the violent incident.
“I’ve never seen anything like this before,” Emma Wayman, 12, instructed The Denver Post after college let loose. “I was just trying to come over to see my friends.”
“It’s so sad this poor person was just doing their job,” neighbor Sedira Stager instructed KCNC. “You’re in a peaceful area, beautiful neighborhood, you would never think once that this would happen to you.”
Police ask that anybody with info on the incident name 303-651-8501.
Two U.S. Postal Service workers have been fatally shot Tuesday in a Memphis, Tennessee, facility and their attacker, additionally an worker, killed himself, CNN reported.