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August 31st, 2017
USVI homicide count rises to 43 for year as youth shot dead

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man succumbed to his injuries after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds about his body in the Tutu High Rise housing community, also known as Ras Valley, in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) early Thursday, August 31, 2017.

August 14th, 2017
2 dead following shootings on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Two men were confirmed dead by the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Sunday night, August 13, 2017 following two separate shooting incidents on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

July 4th, 2017
USVI man suspected of killing 36-year-old arrested

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — Police have arrested a 62-year-old man suspected to have shot to death, 36-year-old Gregory Barnes at around the seven o’clock hour near the Watergut shanty on Saturday night, July 1, 2017 [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD), Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Sunday morning. The arrest came just over 8 hours following shooting.

July 2nd, 2017
USVI man suspected of killing 22-year-old caught in Texas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— A man suspected by police in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands last year, is now in the custody of the [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) after being caught in Texas by law enforcement, VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Saturday, June 1, 2017.

February 1st, 2017
2 shot, 1 dead in first 2017 homicide on St Croix

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — On the day St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) was set to leave behind the month of January without a single homicide for 2017, two men were shot near Lorraine Village last night, January 31, 2017 leaving one dead and the other injured, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Commissioner Delroy Richards confirmed to The Consortium last night.

January 24th, 2017
Double homicide, carjacking & stabbing reported in STT

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI — A string of violent incidents rocked St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Monday January 23, 2017, including a double homicide incident in the vicinity of the Charlotte Amalie High School near Estate Polyberg, as well as carjacking in Red Hook near a fruit stand, and a stabbing case that [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman said she was still gathering details on.

May 23rd, 2016
STT man fatally shot near McDonald's in Wheatley Shopping Centre

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - A 21-year-old St. Thomian was fatally shot near the McDonald’s Restaurant in the Wheatley Shopping Center in St Thomas, USVI on Sunday May 22, 2016, V.I.P.D. Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman announced today Monday May 23, 2016.

March 29th, 2016
3 shot; 2 dead in St Croix, USVI

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CHRISTIANSTED, St Croix, USVI — Multiple gunshots rang out on the afternoon of March 28, 2016 at the Watergut Shanty in Christiansted, St Croix, US Virgin Islands near the David Hamilton Jackson Housing Community, also known as Red Brick, leaving two men dead and one hospitalised.

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