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Three injured in St. Thomas USVI shooting

January 16th, 2019 | Tags: USVI shooting St. Thomas crime
Three men were injured in the wee hours of Monday, January 7, 2019, during a shooting in St. Thomas, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced. Photo: VI Consortium
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EMERALD HILL, St. Thomas, USVI - Three men were injured in the wee hours of Monday, January 7, 2019, during a shooting in St. Thomas, USVIPD Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte has announced.

According to a release, on Monday at approximately 1:06am, the 911 central dispatch received several calls about shots being fired in the area of Emerald Hill, located in the Smith Bay area.

Moments later, the 911 central dispatch received several calls that three black males were shot in the area of Emerald Hill and were being transported to the Schneider Regional Medical Centre by private vehicle.

Officers notified

Officers were notified and dispatched to travel to the hospital in reference to the three victims. Upon arrival, contact was made with Emergency Room attendants who advised the officers that all three victims had suffered several gunshot wounds to their bodies.

One of the victims stated that he and the other victims were driving home, however, when they arrived in the Emerald Hill area, they heard multiple gunshots being fired at them.

The individual stated that after being struck, he was able to drive the vehicle to his residence where he and the other victims received assistance from family members and were driven to the hospital, according to Mr Dratte.

Unknown assailant

The victim concluded by stating he that had no idea who shot at them and where the shots were coming from.

All three victims were treated and were in stable condition as of Monday, Mr Dratte said.

The USVIPD said the incident remains under active investigation.

9 Responses to “Three injured in St. Thomas USVI shooting”

  • 123 (17/01/2019, 10:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    so are these the tola guys
  • SPY GLASS (17/01/2019, 13:25) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hold on what in darkness must come into light.
  • Think About It! (18/01/2019, 06:37) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Living the life of thugs & gangsters thinking you're untouchable. They need2 pay attention 2all the previous persons who was b4them & live that type of life. There's no trophies , there's no awards in that kinda life style. Ur only 2 choices are The GRAVE or PRISON.
    U can never beat the street NEVERRR, at the end the streets always win.
  • karma (18/01/2019, 11:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What goes around comes back around.
  • Yow (19/01/2019, 03:38) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    You notice theres no heap of comments about this these guys are Rats......... bigshit camp all of them
  • rock man (25/01/2019, 10:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Gun city all day mehson
  • Blondie (10/03/2019, 04:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I met one of the victoms of this shooting . . . He has a beautiful family. Thank God he survived . . .he has a lot to live for. My heart goes out to all the victims and their families.


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