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Man dies after being shot multiple times on St Croix

May 26th, 2017 | Tags: gun crime multiple shots fatality VIPD
The fatal shooting on May 25, 2017 took place in the D. Hamilton Jackson Housing Community on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI). Photo: VIC

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.

According to Mr Dratte, at approximately 10:22 PM Thursday, an officer on patrol reported discharging of multiple shots in the housing community. Officers descended on the scene and were led to the victim’s destination by information provided to the 911 emergency call center, after multiple persons called the service in reference to the incident.

Upon arrival to the location, the officers made contact with an unresponsive male, who was pronounced dead by emergency medical technicians and medical staff on the scene, according to Mr Dratte. The VIPD is withholding the slain victim’s identity pending next of kin notification.

Police were canvassing the area for leads, according to Mr Dratte.

The force is asking anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of those involved in criminal activity, including this crime, to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-778-2211, or send your anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers USVI.

3 Responses to “Man dies after being shot multiple times on St Croix”

  • vex (26/05/2017, 19:01) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lawless place
  • Or Lawless Places (27/05/2017, 09:11) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is not only on St Croix alone but the entire Caribbean and the world at large. Today is St Croix,later is STT,then BVI,then SKN,then Jamaica, then ......the list goes on and on.The world is sure coming to an end just be prepared.

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