$10k reward offered for information leading to arrest of suspect in Virginia murder

$10k reward offered for information leading to arrest of suspect in Virginia murder
Donquale M. Gray is the suspect in the Bluefield, VA, Police Officer Shooting. (Source: U.S. Marshals Service)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (KFVS) - The search is on for a suspect wanted in connection to the murder of a Virginia police officer.

Authorities from multiple departments are looking for Donquale M. Gray, 25, of Bluefield, West Virginia.

Right now efforts to find Gray are concentrated in Princeton, West Virginia.

The U.S. Marshals Service, along with the ATF, Princeton Police Department, West Virginia State Police, Mercer County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police, and the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, have been operating 24 hours a day to locate this armed and dangerous suspect.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has matched the U.S. Marshals Service’s offer of a $5,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest and apprehension of a suspect in the murder of a Virginia police officer.

That means the total reward for information which leads police to Gray is at $10,000.

“A person who would intentionally inflict harm upon a police officer, who stands as a symbol of justice within our free society, would not hesitate to harm anyone,” said Michael Baylous, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of West Virginia. "Any tips which could aid law enforcement in apprehending this suspect would be greatly appreciated.”

Information concerning the investigation or the whereabouts of Gray can be submitted to the following email addresses: USMS84.TIPS@usdoj.gov, questions@VSP.VIRGINIA.GOV. Should the information be of a critical or urgent nature, please call 911 or local law enforcement directly.

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