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August 11th, 2017
Gunshots reportedly heard in Huntums Ghut & Lower Estate!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom from many residents are that they heard gunshots being fired last night, August 10, 2017, in the area of Lower Estate, on the main island of Tortola.

July 11th, 2017
Businessmen held @ gunpoint on Tortola & VG- RVIPF

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews is making a special appeal to the public to provide names of persons seen with, suspected of having or importing illegal firearms into the Territory.

July 3rd, 2017
‘US’ type gang culture present in VI – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The incidents of fatal shootings in the territory as of recent times are linked to gang rivalry, which Commissioner of Police, Michael Matthews, attributes to a ‘US’ type gang culture now present in the [British] Virgin Islands. He added that the rivalries are mainly linked to drugs and guns.

June 22nd, 2017
UPDATE: Arrest made in relation to latest murder in East End

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At least one person has been arrested in relation to the murder of David Springette aka ‘Mooney’.
Springette was shot and killed in Fat Hogs Bay on June 21, 2017, bringing the number of homicide in the Virgin Islands to a record 7 in 6 months.

May 26th, 2017
Man dies after being shot multiple times on St Croix

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man died in the D. Hamilton Jackson Housing Community on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Thursday night, May 25, 2017 after being shot multiple times about the body, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Friday, May 26, 2017.

May 17th, 2017
Man shot multiple times on STT

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The Smith Bay community has been affected for the second time in one day by the discharging of gunshots, with the latest — which occurred on Tuesday night, May 16, 2017 — leaving one victim injured with multiple gunshot wounds about his body, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced.

May 17th, 2017
Help us fight crime- Curnal P. Fahie

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- It started around 7:30 PM on Monday, May 15, 2017 as friends, families, and dignitaries gathered at the East End/Long Look Community Centre for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the late Shawn H. Richards aka 'Tubby.'

May 14th, 2017
Body of Shaun H. Richards yet to be released for burial

LONG LOOK, Tortola VI- It was on Saturday May 6, 2017 around 10:20 PM that 22 year old Shaun H. Richards was said to be sitting outside his home in Long Look on Tortola when a lone gunman allegedly came up to him and fired at least 2 gun shots at him.

April 28th, 2017
Shots reportedly fired in Long Look

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- Persons reported to our newsroom of shots fired in the Long Look area, on the main island of Tortola, last evening, April 27, 2017.

April 23rd, 2017
Shooting outside USVI nightclub leaves one dead, another injured

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man died shortly after 4:00 AM this morning, while another was being treated for his wounds, after both of them were shot outside the Arian’s Entertainment Center in Subbase, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium this morning, April 23, 2017.



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