$5,000 reward offered for information on the burglary at Cosner’s Gun & Knife Shop

BEDFORD – A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction of those responsible for breaking into Cosner’s Gun & Knife Shop and stealing more than 20 firearms.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, are offering the reward.

According to Bedford Police, the burglary happened early Tuesday morning.

Investigators say at least three suspects broke into the shop located in the 2200 block of 37th Street. The suspects allegedly entered through the front door and stole around 20 guns before leaving.

The following are links to videos of the crime.



The ATF’s Columbus Field Division and the Bedford Police Department are investigating the crime.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477). Tips can also be emailed to ATFTips@atf.gov, or shared online at www.atf.gov/contact/atf-tips.