Search continues for man who shot and killed postal worker on the job

Search continues for man who shot and killed postal worker on the job

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A postal worker was shot in the head while on the job. She later died from her injuries.
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  • DeKalb County police hope cameras from a nearby laundromat can help them identify the shooter.
  • The postal worker had just started working at the Wesley Chapel location about a month ago.
  • The shooting occurred just before her shift ended. 

Police are still looking for the man who shot and killed a United States Postal Service worker just before her shift ended Monday night, Channel 2 Action News reported. 

The shooting occurred outside the post office at the intersection of Wesley Chapel and Snapfinger roads in DeKalb County, according to the news station.

Authorities have not identified the woman, who had just started working at the location about a month ago.

Witnesses told Channel 2 they heard four rounds coming from the loading dock of the post office around the time the woman was shot in the head.

A witness also said he saw the shooter sitting at a Coin Laundry just before the shooting.

Police hope cameras from that laundromat can help them identify the shooter.


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Postal inspectors are investigating the shooting and working to gather details, USPS spokesman Rick Badie told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 

No other details have been released. 

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— Staff writer Lauren Foreman contributed to this article. 

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