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UPDATE: Kenai Jacobs charged over Long Look shooting

- charged with attempted murder
22-year-old Kenai Jacobs has been charged with attempted murder, following the shooting of a male on April 15, 2019. Photo: Facebook
Police have made an arrest in the shooting incident at Long Look, Tortola on April 15, 2019. Photo: VINO/File
Police have made an arrest in the shooting incident at Long Look, Tortola on April 15, 2019. Photo: VINO/File
Police on the scene of the shooting in Long Look last night, April 15, 2019. The victim was shot to the chest. Photo: Team of Reporters
Police on the scene of the shooting in Long Look last night, April 15, 2019. The victim was shot to the chest. Photo: Team of Reporters
LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- The person arrested by police on April 16, 2019, less than 24 hours after a shooting incident in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola, has been charged with attempted murder.

Kenai Jacobs, 22, was also slapped with an additional charge of possession of a controlled drug. According to reports reaching our newsroom, a quantity of cocaine was uncovered at his home in Long Look.

The shooting resulted in a male victim receiving a gunshot wound to his chest. He is said to be in stable condition at Peebles Hospital.

Police are seeking information from the public as investigation continues into this matter.

See previous story published April 18, 2019

One person has been arrested by police as investigation begins into the shooting incident in Long Look, on the main island of Tortola last night, April 15, 2019.

Virgin Islands News Online was informed by a senior rank of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) of the arrest made today, April 16, 2019.

It is not clear if the person arrested has since been charged.

The shooting, which occurred sometime after 10:00pm, resulted in a male suffering a gunshot wound to the chest.

See previous story published April 16, 2019

Man shot in chest in Long Look

- in critical condition @ Peebles Hospital

A shooting in Old Plantation, Long Look, Tortola last night, April 15, 2019 has left a male in critical condition at Peebles Hospital.

According to reports reaching Virgin Islands News Online, the incident took place shortly after 10:00pm in the vicinity of the old Bobby's Supermarket.

The victim was shot to the chest and is said to be in critical condition.

More details to follow.

18 Responses to “UPDATE: Kenai Jacobs charged over Long Look shooting”

  • am (16/04/2019, 06:57) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
    Get well soon mr penn
    • Yo (18/04/2019, 14:04) Like (8) Dislike (4) Reply
      Tbis guy needs some serious help, he is not fit to be among humans, our young generation dont need to be around persons like him, go to his face book pagr and you will be shocked of his attitude and personality, he is an animal, i want to believe he even bragged about this shooting! If he is not from here send him home packing let the authorities deal with him. In tge bvi we fight gun fights with batons!
  • Hmmm (16/04/2019, 09:31) Like (33) Dislike (1) Reply
    Thought the Gun thing done with... Hope the man live and the shooter get caught and pay severely. Done with the Gun thing. Throw the gun them in the Sea. Gun and hot heads don't work. Its disastrous..
  • Postman (16/04/2019, 09:35) Like (62) Dislike (35) Reply
    Waiting for the Yellow Site to post about the $98k
    Consultancy contract
  • wize up (16/04/2019, 12:23) Like (12) Dislike (3) Reply
    just when you think the ignorance done
  • Sue (16/04/2019, 12:32) Like (9) Dislike (13) Reply
    Where is Picko I wonder if Doc is to be blame for this shooting now. Young man get well soon and hope all goes well.
  • we (16/04/2019, 21:33) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Sad
  • clown (18/04/2019, 09:40) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    Post everything on FB and made the investigation easy, social media is the curse of this generation.
  • Concerned! (18/04/2019, 11:42) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Oh boy this young man needs serious help!
  • pay your bills (18/04/2019, 15:05) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    the gun man them out mehson
  • ppp (18/04/2019, 16:25) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    @yo you sound really dunce. Dunce dunce dunce. Then if he's from what to do with him? Even if he's not from here. If he commit the crime he has to do the time serve in prison here. Youre a bat.
  • RAJ (18/04/2019, 20:07) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    Another Rasta Again???


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