CRIMESTOPPERS Offering Reward for Suspect's Arrest

July 29, 2014 Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 4:07 PM EDT

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CRIMESTOPPERS Offering Reward for Suspect's Arrest

July 29, 2014 Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 4:07 PM EDT

Niagara, NY (WKBW) The CRIMESTOPPERS team is looking for help catching 19-year-old Shamir W. Allen.

The US Marshals Violent Felony Task Force is leading the search for Allen, who has active warrants in the Town of Niagara for several violent felonies. Allen is also a suspect in several shootings in and around the City of Lockport.

Allen, who also goes by the nickname "DuWop," is described as 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 152 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Law enforcement agents warn Allen should be considered dangerous.

Anyone with information on where Allen is currently located should call CRIMESTOPPERS at (716) 867-6161. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to Allen's arrest.