Crimestoppers Offers Reward In Elephant Shooting
Crime Stoppers of Northeast MS. and Tupelo Police Department need help in identifying a shooter involved in a drive shooting at the BanCorpSouth Center.
On 04-09-13, at approx. 0210 hrs, persons or persons unknown did shoot Carol, the 39 years of age Asian elephant, belonging to the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus. The elephant was enclosed on the grounds of the BanCorpSouth Center, at the time of the incident. A Silver, or White, Ford Explorer was seen in the immediate area, at the time of the shooting.
An additional $20,250 in rewards is being offered for information that leads to an arrest.
5,000 – PETA
5,000 – US Fish and Wildlife Service
10,000 – Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus
$250 – Travis Childress 1st District
If anyone has information about the identity of the shooter, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-TIPS (8477). You can also visit our web-site at www.crimestoppersnems.com, Crime Stoppers will pay up to a $1000.00 for information that leads to an arrest.
For up to a total of $21,250 in rewards for information that’s leads to an arrest.