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July 29th, 2016
Man shot in chest in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — Violence continues to rock the US Virgin Islands (USVI) as yet another man was shot on Thursday night, July 28, 2916 on the island of St Croix, sending him into surgery as Juan F. Luis Hospital remained on lock-down throughout the night.

June 23rd, 2016
Plaskett joins US House Democrats in protest against gun violence

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett joined with House Democrats on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C. on June 22, 2016 on the floor of the House chamber to demand that the Republican majority hold a vote on a gun-control measure before a weeklong recess for Independence Day.

June 20th, 2016
VI Islander Devon Freeman shot dead in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A man said to be from the Virgin Islands (VI) has met his death via gun violence in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

June 12th, 2016
One dead in drive-by shooting in STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Another drive-by shooting incident on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands on Sunday June 12, 2016— the second in one week — left one man dead and a female victim in emergency surgery, The Consortium can confirm. The incident was later corroborated by V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte.

June 7th, 2016
Man shot dead in STT; 2016 gun-related deaths reach 18

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Gun violence have been rocking St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) this year, with the current death toll of gun-related homicides at 18, including the death of a Hispanic man on Monday June 6, 2016 who was found lying face up in the area of Fortuna Beach.

January 7th, 2016
USVI Congresswoman applauds President Obama's actions against gun violence

ST CROIX, USVI — On January 5, 2016 United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett applauded US President Barack H. Obama’s announcement that the administration will take executive action to help reduce and prevent gun violence in America, a press release Mrs Plaskett’s office issued revealed.

December 14th, 2015
Man gunned down in St Thomas as violence escalates in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A comment placed by a Consortium Facebook page user on Sunday in a post related to the shooting of Marcus Christian-Hendrickson, spoke of an incident that occurred in Savan last night.

December 13th, 2015
Five men shot on St Croix on Friday

VI CONSORTIUM

WILLIAM'S DELIGHT, St Croix, USVI- Gun violence rocked the island of St Croix, United States Virgin Islands on Friday December 11, 2015 according to police, although no one died. A man was shot Friday afternoon at about 1:51 pm, and four more were wounded by gunfire hours later, at 10:00 pm.

December 9th, 2015
UPDATE: 3 arrested as police investigate murder of David ‘Bushman’ James

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three persons have been arrested as investigation continues into the murder of David James aka Bushman, who was gunned down at his home in Purcell Estate on the evening of December 7, 2015.



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