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Gunshots fired at car in the Havers area on Tortola

A bullet hole in the window screen of the car that was shot at in Havers Estate this evening, December 1, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
One of several bullet holes on the car that was shot at in Havers Estate on December 1, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
One of several bullet holes on the car that was shot at in Havers Estate on December 1, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
HAVERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Around 9:00 P.M. this evening, December 1, 2016 it was reported that a man, along with a passenger, driving to his home in the Havers area on the main island of Tortola was shot at.

It is unclear who the gunmen were, the type of gun and automobile used to carry out the act and how many shots were fired.

It is reported that no one was injured in the hail of gunshots fired at the car.

Police have since removed the car to the Road Town Police Station for further investigations.

Gun crime is now up in the Virgin Islands with either a shooting, a robbery using a gun or a gun being confiscated at a port of entry almost on a weekly basis.

Despite the National Democratic Party Government spending millions on hiring United Kingdom Police Officers, along with hiring a UK Police Commissioner Mr Michael Mathews in consultation with Governor John S. Duncan OBE, there has been little or no improvements in crime in the British Overseas Territory of some 40 thousand residents.

We will provide more details on the shooting incident as they become available.

109 Responses to “Gunshots fired at car in the Havers area on Tortola”

  • in the news (01/12/2016, 23:11) Like (30) Dislike (2) Reply
    again those boys for E
  • Hmm (01/12/2016, 23:22) Like (56) Dislike (8) Reply
    This leap year claiming a lot of lives. Let's all join in prayer and mind or manners because we never know what could be coming our way. The driver and passengers should consider themselves fortunate to have survived such an attempt unscathed. Let's try to have good, violence free holidays this year please! Is nobody praying for us anymore?
    • Online Now (02/12/2016, 08:40) Like (28) Dislike (14) Reply
      How about you stop praying and talking rubbish about leap years and become part of the solution. Anyone with any information on any crime, please, let's say enough is enough and report it to the police. To the anonymous number if you are scared.
  • Protection ring (01/12/2016, 23:26) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    You're welcome again
  • Hmmm (01/12/2016, 23:26) Like (36) Dislike (2) Reply
    I wonder if this was before or after curfew?
  • Gucci and future (01/12/2016, 23:29) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    I hope u die a
  • What are we going to do? (01/12/2016, 23:44) Like (20) Dislike (2) Reply
    I cry for my country.
  • again (01/12/2016, 23:51) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    And the madness/violence has started again.
  • chad (02/12/2016, 00:09) Like (21) Dislike (3) Reply
    This thing getting out of control now!
  • street reporter. (02/12/2016, 00:14) Like (32) Dislike (2) Reply
    Strupes... Fed up with these brainless punks with Guns. Strupes.
    • Street Reporter. --Fake. (03/02/2017, 13:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Yo. Get your own Name. I'm the original Street reporter with informants and antenas all over. Don't mess it up. But you represent good. I too more than fed up I'm disguss... Just have to prepare ourselves to fire back when they come.
  • magistrate (02/12/2016, 00:26) Like (6) Dislike (30) Reply
    I blame Yhats
  • VI getting (02/12/2016, 01:10) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
  • chad (02/12/2016, 01:20) Like (22) Dislike (11) Reply
    Let the boy at least survive Christmas with his children and family dehman, smh
    • @wow (02/12/2016, 10:18) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
      So is best we wait till boxing day or carry it over to new years.. let we know so we could go back to the drawing board
  • Grill Bonito (02/12/2016, 03:17) Like (97) Dislike (2) Reply
    As a young man coming up, I realize that these dudes are pretty much praised and worshipped by my generation, but I hope you kids see what the fast life gets you. Lemme try haul up HLSCC yuh see
    • Really (02/12/2016, 06:34) Like (6) Dislike (51) Reply
      And while at hlscc take a lesson in english that might save your life #drain the swamp.
      • huh (02/12/2016, 09:34) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
        you darm fool
      • SMH (02/12/2016, 10:55) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
        @ Really, you sound so damn stupid. As far as I can see, Grill Bonito don't need a lesson in English, you do. As far as draining the Swamp, you are one of the ones that needs to be #Drained with with the swamp.
    • Hush (02/12/2016, 10:44) Like (4) Dislike (6) Reply
      Yuh clowny ms up, gah be a loser
    • I feel yuh (04/12/2016, 23:40) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      From time I was in school, most of them was in my same class, people was giving them all kinda respect for a bunch of bs. I just hope them survive long enough to get a child through the school system mehson.
  • Jenaro (02/12/2016, 06:22) Like (4) Dislike (18) Reply
    Sob massive!
    • SMH (02/12/2016, 10:46) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
      You was just on the news for stealing and this what you on here blogging, proves you're a senseless immature idiot.
    • Adding (02/12/2016, 13:12) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
      @Janaro, you trying to case all kind of drama. Stop putting names/codes out there. All you are doing is adding fuel to the fire. You are going to get innocent people hurt. Lose flappers/lips cause ships to collide. Chill with that S:;t already dude.
    • TheRealNaro (03/12/2016, 16:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Ayo keep it up a man and use your own #AyoLookingThing2Talk!
  • Mudada (02/12/2016, 06:31) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    @VIGetting.. Hmm. Getting out of control you say? NOT.. It is out of control. Immigration way out of control. People out oc control. Businesses out of control with their hogh prices Customs out control chasing tourists. Keep it up.
  • wize up (02/12/2016, 06:44) Like (20) Dislike (13) Reply
    Our people really funny: we called and called and called on the white governor to investigate the pier park project: those same folk should get back on public radio and call on the same governor to investigate the police department because since the arrival of the white folks from the U.K. to this territory law and order have gone down hill: it will be nice be to hear from the opposition leader and the chairman of VIP asking questions of the Governor and the Commissioner of police about the crime situation in our country remember these two guys made a set of noise about the pier park now lets hear them in the house condemning crime under the leadership of these white guys(I can personally say crime has never been so out of control in this territory under malone and fraser) any society especially a developing society you will have crime; you always have the roots & the radicals(the only time you see police out in numbers is after a shooting or an accident)....I will continue to say this and who gets vex get vex some folks can catch a flight and leave because the crime is unbearable however some of us must stay here(those white folks who are directly responsible for law and order will simply leave us here in a bad situation) those simple minded people this has nothing to do with race or who not from here because our own black people were on TV and Radio demanding the Governor to send our people to jail for the pier park NOW every other day it's some gun problem and the talk show hosts gone fast to sleep...count the number of police in uniform on our public road(you have a few of them so called undercover boys running around in RT plates) while the other U.K. Chaps out biking; jogging or by the bar at nanny cay(run talk that)
    • Online Now (02/12/2016, 08:51) Like (12) Dislike (13) Reply
      @ wize up - unbelievable! All this crime and you have the audacity to blame the Governor and Police chiefs because they are "white"! What are the local population doing to prevent crime? Who is coming forward with information? Who is committing crime? Not these "white officers"!

      Are gthey not allowed time off from work? Are they contracted 24/7 to supervise your sorry ass! No! They are people who work, have a job, have a career, who can do whatever they please with their free time.

      I saw you posted yesterday that you were in your 50's with kids. I feel sorry for them being brought up in your house and under your influence!
      • wize up (02/12/2016, 12:35) Like (11) Dislike (6) Reply
        @ online now: let me shed some light for you: most of the crime in BVI territory is black on black crime; stay with me(I am a black man and if my iPhone goes missing i can bet my last dime that phone was stolen by my fellow black man).... stay with me(the commissioner of police for this territory just happens to be white and my question to you and him what is he doing about the drastic escalation in the crime)...let me know when you and the commissioner is having a town hall meeting and I will show up and ask you and him the same questions face-to-face: let me say this again the commissioner of police is responsible for executing law and order in this place and I am point it to you that you do not see any police officers patrolling(go Road Town now not one police on the public roads) so persons with bad intentions have no fear to commit crime....I don't know about you but I can safely say crime is up and it is up under the leadership of the white law enforcement experts from U.K( learn this word "enforcement" and find out its meaning..some of the same police the people are required to share information with are bigger crooks(talk that)
        • Online Now (02/12/2016, 13:26) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
          The problem is you do not realise what the solution is. The solution is with the people. All the people on these blogs claim to know who committed the crimes but you take aim on the enforcement officers (and their skin colour). You are the problem and you are the solution. Good luck though, as your colour blindness has affected your reasoning and vision.
          • wize up (02/12/2016, 16:31) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
            @ on line now: I make my assessments of the territory simply on history; color has nothing to with this my friend: when some of us sit and ponder about when we grew up in the 60s up until now we have to be concerned about our country: let say this to you; when i finished high school in 1981 I joined the RVIPF and rain fall or sunshine by day or by night I had to be on patrol all over this territory( some of just talk because he have a mouth some of us have walk the walk so we speak from experience)...if the police don't patrol the criminals will take over because crime need opportunity and without enforcement there is plenty of opportunity) you keep the the way my father is white!!!
          • Just saying (03/12/2016, 20:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
            There is more in the mota
        • jack azz (03/12/2016, 09:33) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
          white people steal left right and center and lie cant done
      • Reply (03/12/2016, 17:24) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        More to come
    • Really (02/12/2016, 13:41) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Wize Up,

      I agree that the Police can do much more, but the society has changed a lot since Fraser and certainly Malone were in charge.
  • Fam (02/12/2016, 06:57) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
    God will take care of them
  • ? (02/12/2016, 07:28) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    If they want to play with guns they should join the military. They just don't have the guts.
  • Yes (02/12/2016, 07:38) Like (8) Dislike (22) Reply
    he & she shoulda get it ..
  • Well Sah (02/12/2016, 07:42) Like (17) Dislike (2) Reply
    I pray that young man .but here is also a saying that follows how you live you will surely die so dont think for a second that people just get kill for nothing .yes there is something name cross fire but not these crimes that happening right now .its call do for do .or pay me my drug money or you will pay twice
  • Serious (02/12/2016, 08:49) Like (11) Dislike (7) Reply
    Time to declare a National Emergency, bring in a National Guard Force, have them search the homes of all know gun criminals. if found with guns a 10 year minimum sentence, lock em up for a long time, the gun culture will fade. In New York they solved the gun and knife problem with stop and search and LONG prison sentences, it needs to be in implemented here.
    • @ Serious (02/12/2016, 15:41) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      Be careful what you wish for... Once they come it won't be easy to get them back out.
  • I wonder (02/12/2016, 09:09) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
    If sponge gah come off the rock again, like that ups night
  • prayer (02/12/2016, 09:10) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
    Let's pray for this territory and hope all this violence stops.....after these boys dead tho
  • Message (02/12/2016, 09:14) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    message being sent
  • helloooo (02/12/2016, 09:25) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    Country man only shooter gone, these clowns missing now #40-45
    • Yes (02/12/2016, 10:25) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
      I telling ya big dawg... sob gah current tho... them man hitting targets.. look like all country man good wid is using a hammer
    • don't Be A Ass (02/12/2016, 13:53) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      Only Shooter ! ?
  • SMH (02/12/2016, 09:26) Like (35) Dislike (1) Reply
    If she had stay VG and leave the popular man alone she wouldn't have her life nearly taken away. SMH wa he woulda say to her mother if she had get touch. and HE ?! lol tha boy like he has 9 lives. but the ppl around him die insantly. watch the ppl who you guys hang with.
    • mhmm (02/12/2016, 10:41) Like (13) Dislike (2) Reply
      Exactly, Hard Ears Will Feel..
    • Keeping it Legit (02/12/2016, 11:24) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
      She is one of those ride and die with you chicken head chicks. She know the guy is hot. Bonnie & Clyde. What happen last night is a warning. If she value her safety and life, she would step off. Guess she is ready to go down with her Bo.
      • for sure (02/12/2016, 19:39) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
        @Keeping it legit, any type of decent young woman will never get caught up with a dude like that. The chicken head see money signs. The dude draws trouble to him like a magnet. If she want to go out like that, then so be it.You are willing to get dropped/merk for a couple of dollars, clothes, weave, sneakers and jewelry, then more power to you. That is the life of a chicken head.
      • @ keeping it legit (03/12/2016, 00:20) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        Only difference is he ain going down. So much ppl ride & died and he still alive.
  • hit man (02/12/2016, 09:27) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    40k on the youth head, so ofc man lurking...hear the power boat out the marina back rock after the shooting
  • G4L (02/12/2016, 09:29) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
  • Welsa! (02/12/2016, 10:08) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    What is Tortola coming too?
  • Solo (02/12/2016, 10:12) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    This aint a game
  • Dalo don (02/12/2016, 10:14) Like (9) Dislike (7) Reply
    That's for thinking scar was in my jeep... sorry we thought bongo was in your car
  • Sponge (02/12/2016, 10:20) Like (6) Dislike (8) Reply
    Say the word big dawg!!!!! And i there
    • Snap (03/12/2016, 12:56) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Sponge: what you gonna do, put on your sponge Bob outfit and deliver big dawg a crabbie patty? Ohhhh, who lives in a pineapple under the sea, Sponge/SpongeBob square pants.
  • Strups (02/12/2016, 10:24) Like (3) Dislike (8) Reply
    I honestly getting sick of seeing wize up post... wha he real name is let me go show he wha the commisioner got to do with this
  • Pup (02/12/2016, 10:24) Like (13) Dislike (4) Reply
    When war start cars gehin throw down
    • fake (03/12/2016, 04:43) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
      Wha really do ayo ms always putting ppl name like nothing better to do sit y'all punk ms down set a jokey fu(),,! through the place
      • ....... (03/12/2016, 10:16) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        @Fake/Big Faker, that comment is to yourself you red tail bush rat. EEK,EEK. Go up to the College and take some classes. Duh, my bad, to dumb for that. You won't be able to understand the application process. Errrrr, how do I spell my name again?
  • B Savage (02/12/2016, 10:36) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    Kill them all let God sort it out. SAVAGE .....but seriously police government know who, who the parent & what going on. Own parent warning other people bout vibe so I will sit back vibe straight to blogs for my entertainment. So you mean the man must stay in his house? Like he can't even buss a lime?
  • Tic Toc (02/12/2016, 10:37) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
  • El hefe (02/12/2016, 11:31) Like (7) Dislike (7) Reply
    Who the punk now
  • VG man the realest (02/12/2016, 12:08) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
    for how much things these man do i would like a cut in getting these man wet up as well . life is a circle what you do to people things will come back at you . RIP SOB . 1 by 1 . 2 by 2 . 3 by 3 . 4 by 4 ...
    • Well (02/12/2016, 14:33) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      If you notice all the SOB boys gone ghost from FaceBook. That SOB crew is doing a lot of S,?t to people and getting away with it. The law abiding citizens of this Country get in your homes early stay away from places these goons hang out or frequent because I feel that things is going to get real bad.
    • Well (02/12/2016, 14:33) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      If you notice all the SOB boys gone ghost from FaceBook. That SOB crew is doing a lot of S,?t to people and getting away with it. The law abiding citizens of this Country get in your homes early stay away from places these goons hang out or frequent because I feel that things is going to get real bad.
      • Truth (03/12/2016, 09:42) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
        Those dudes is clowns, they use to be up and about all over liming what happen to them now they moving like clams now but they will get exactly what's theirs from bow to stern
  • Time alone (02/12/2016, 12:18) Like (25) Dislike (5) Reply
    Just a few days ago, a particular island nation was being called down for being the scum of these islands due to the senseless act of ONE. Now, for the past few years a spate in gun crimes have increased and WE all seem to know the perpetrators/reasons behind these crimes...but it's OK. Why? They're indigenous sons of the soil, who hold a blatant disregard for anyone other than themselves. Don't give me the parents not from here crap either!! Because if they were to excel on the world stage in any capacity they would be one of ours automatically. I don't condone senseless acts period!! But, when we turn a blind eye ON OURSELVES when it's convenient then rally to fight down others because of one individuals mistake or their nationality that's plain WRONG and DISGUSTING.
  • de silent one (02/12/2016, 12:35) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Wow! Here we go again with these gun tooting guys. How much more warning is going to be directed at that individual and his associates. It seems like its inevitable that something serious/detrimental are going to happen to or some one of his associates. They have violated others for so long that they are paying for it, but what are they doing with the intervention of the authorities to help right the wrongs that they have done. They need to pay attention and seek help before it's really too late, or they are too much of a gangster for that?
  • hooker (02/12/2016, 13:21) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    @B. Savage, bust a lime? Ha, so busting a lime is more important than your safety. Him and his chicken head need to stay off the street.
  • east man (02/12/2016, 13:53) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
    Can't wait to hear he is d_ _ _
    He is one of the main reason our Bvi have so many guns on the street and crime with gang wars
    Guns was for sale by loads
    Same guns going kill him
    • NOT (02/12/2016, 22:07) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Not going to wish that on him. The same guns he put on the streets to line his greedy hands and make a quick buck is turning on him.
    • @east man Stunt (03/12/2016, 10:04) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      big dawg don't sale guns clown.. Chk the port countainters Arabs dem an all & the RVIPF (task force) wey all the old MP5's and Glocks gone since them geh the Ar15's Lol #FloodDehStreetsDemAintCleanDemDirty
  • FIRE (02/12/2016, 14:36) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    The truth is, these are our islands. If we don't make the stand trust me then go put us under the stand. People we have a right to report crime. The reason is if we don't take these people off the street our family member can be next weather intended or by mistake. The problem with VI man is if you voilate they take the law into their own hands; something we have to be mindful of. TV got my youths going mad. A man kill a man and when he done he brag about how much bodies he got. When politician them stop the being hypocritical in their actions shit will change in the BVI point blank. All that is happen is the evil is echoing in our islands. Some of these youths are only products of their environment. Ayo stop de man too many parents hurting
  • Help the Police (02/12/2016, 15:47) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    Police Hmmmm.. Police ain afraid of the punks. Police just acting Smart.. When Police fight fire with Fire and mash up some of those punks criminal everybody turn against the police. The police get sued...The police just be wise get their money and go home to their families at nights.. Stop calling the police to help.. Then turn around and crucify them.. Save your country, help the police..
  • SMH (02/12/2016, 15:56) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    not big shiittt again
  • wize up (02/12/2016, 16:56) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Just a follow up to those of us who thinking i have some kind of issues with police of color: under malone and fraser this territory had an active stop and search police strategy (for many years) in comes commissioner of police Morris and stop that effectivel crime fightering tool: Morris stopped the shop and search program simply because to many expats were the criminals have more freedom to move dope and gun all over this territory(i am going to talk it and anything i blog here I will meet anyone and say it to them eye to eye without any fear)
    • Mr. Smartz (02/12/2016, 19:08) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Wize up, don't pay these people no mind. I understand exactly what you are saying and I am with you on this. People talk crap when you tell the truth. Keep keeping it real Bro. I noticed you always keep it real.

  • Wiggles (02/12/2016, 19:15) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    @Help the Police, 100% correct. Exactly, by all means the police is not afraid of them. Like you said, when the police try to correct the punks, everyone start hollering police brutality and police violate them and their rights. Now, when something go down, the same police they calling for protection from the big bad wolf that is after them.
    • seeing (06/12/2016, 13:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Nothing wrong with the cops doing there jobs just no how to approach people but then again guess cops are always right shit only affects people when its direct cops here be acting like they more than cops but hey that's only here I guess
  • Tarik (02/12/2016, 22:27) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Was Tarik in the car
    • OG (03/12/2016, 12:42) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Good point!!!!!. That guy name is popping up all over the place. What he need to do is lay as low as possible. That name have to much heat on it. But, they want to live the gangster life to put fear in people and for some type of come up and status.
  • West side connect (02/12/2016, 22:27) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Tar you going down
  • Shotman (03/12/2016, 08:44) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    I would like to apologize to the young lady if I kno u were in there I won't have fired any shots mama
  • facts man (03/12/2016, 15:52) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Crime always up when NDP in
  • long look me come from (03/12/2016, 17:24) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    I just happy no one died
  • Take the power back (04/12/2016, 02:23) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    It's hard to believe there's anything worse than reading about two people in a car being shot at but there is. Most of the comments here are very disturbing. I hope the police trace the posts right back the source. Bunch of punks. The BVI is a dead end for anyone without the brains and means to get an education a good job and a ticket out of there. You all need to clean the place up. Instead of posting call the police and give them all tge information you can. Clean out the garbage. Then start teaching your kids the value of an honest days work. Allow the communities to help raise the kids again. Put a stop to this nonsense. These punks have their power because everyone who keeps their mouths shut and turns a blund eye has given it to them. Take the power back. Tske your neighborhoods and the country back. Stand up and speak out.
  • Yes (06/12/2016, 22:59) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lucky thing Amanda n ello two children wasn inn deh cau she stay havers estate wid them children I know Elvin was catching a flight str88888 tola
  • please (08/12/2016, 15:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    catch a flight to do what get in the same heat
  • each dead man is a murderer. (03/02/2017, 13:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yo. No man badder than no man. There is always a badder man. Remember that. Check yourself. Because when u think u shot of shoot at a man and u save. U wrong. Man waiting by your fence or on your porch for you. So kool it down. Each dead man is a murderer. Remember that. Each dead man is a murderer kill by a murderer.

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