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Reward offered in South Lake Tahoe gas station shooting

Staff Reports

A still from survillance footage taken at U.S. Gas on Highway 50 shows the suspected shooter entering the store Tuesday evening.

A $4,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the man who shot and killed the clerk at the South Lake Tahoe USA Gas Station.

The victim was identified as Manpreet Ghuman Singh, 27, South Lake Tahoe Police said Friday.

Singh was killed by a single bullet wound to his upper torso, police said. Investigators said it does not appear that a robbery occurred.

The lone suspect in the case has not been identified. Detectives are working with the El Dorado County Sheriff's and District Attorney's offices, as well as with the FBI, to process evidence and pursue leads. Information is being gathered concerning all aspects of the victim's life to help identify any potential leads, including his possible interactions with disgruntled customers or any troubled personal relationships.

The Lake Tahoe Secret Witness Program has offered a $1,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in this case. An anonymous donor has contacted Secret Witness to contribute an additional $2,500 to this reward for a total of $4,000. The Lake Tahoe Secret Witness Program offers a means for individuals to provide crime tips while remaining anonymous. They willingly accept monetary donations to allocate toward the reward amount for any crime. If you have a desire to contribute to the reward amount for this or any other crime, you may contact: Lake Tahoe Secret Witness, PO Box 14282, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151 or call 530-541-6800 with tips.