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July 29th, 2019
Gunmen open fire on crowded St Croix beach; 6 injured

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — What was otherwise a fun-filled day in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) at the popular “Floatopia” beach event on Sunday, July 28, 2019 came to an abrupt end when gunfire erupted in a dense crowd during the nighttime, sending a mass of people running for their lives as the gunmen made their way from the event to the streets, shooting through the throngs and injuring innocent individuals who attended the summer beach party.

June 24th, 2019
3 injured during shootout near popular St Croix beach

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Three men were on Sunday afternoon, June 23, 2019, injured during a shootout across the street from Rainbow Beach in Frederiksted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI), the popular tourist destination that is always dense with beachgoers both local and foreign on Sundays.

March 10th, 2017
USVI man arrested on weapon & ammo charges after gun battle

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A report of shots fired Thursday, March 9, 2017 resulted in the confiscation of two weapons and the arrest of Hector Castano Estrella, Jr on weapon and ammunition charges, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Department of Justice Public Media Officer Corliss Smithen announced this afternoon, March 10, 2017.

January 10th, 2016
2 die in shootout outside nightclub in St Thomas, USVI

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — Two black males lost their lives after a gun battle ensued outside the Eclipse Lounge, a popular nightclub in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, in the wee hours of Saturday morning, January 9, 2016, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Police Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium.

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