INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a reward following an Indianapolis gun theft.
According to the ATF, around 3 a.m. Tuesday, two individuals broke into the Indy Trading Post located in the 2800 block of South Madison Avenue.
Authorities said the two got into the business by running a stolen vehicle through the side of the building. In all, 19 guns are thought to have been stolen, 17 handguns and two long guns.
The ATF is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for the theft. Additionally, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a trade association for the firearms industry, has also put up a $5,000 reward for information that leads to those involved in police custody.
Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact the ATF at 1-800-283-4867 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.