The U.S. Postal Inspection Service October 19 doubled to $50,000 the reward it is offering for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever fatally shot two female postal employees October 18 at the post office in western Tennessee, about 50 miles northeast of Memphis. The service identified the victims as a retail clerk, and a rural carrier associate. The shootings occurred at the post office in Henning between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. The case is being jointly investigated by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the FBI; the 25th Judicial District Attorney General's Office; the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; the Tennessee Highway Patrol; the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office; the Tipton County Sheriff's Office; and the Henning Police Department. More than 60 law enforcement officers nationwide have been assigned to the case, the service said.

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