Reward offered for firearm theft in Whiteville

WHITEVILLE, NC (WWAY) — A Columbus County gun shop was robbed and dozen of guns were stolen two weeks ago.

A reward is now being offered for any information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for the burglary of Ken’s Gun Exchange in Whiteville.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering a reward of up to $5,000, which will be matched by the the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) for a total reward of up to $10,000.

This crime is being investigated by ATF and the Columbus County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867), email

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