The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering part of a $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a Carter County gun theft.

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes tells us the owners of Blue Spring Gun Shop on Blue Springs Road in Elizabethton say someone stole 49 guns from the shop last Sunday.

The sheriff's office has not identified a suspect.

If you have any information about the incident you are asked to call the Carter County Sheriff's Department at 423-542-2350.