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UPDATE: Man dead, Teen hospitalised in Huntums Ghut shooting

February 4th, 2019 | Tags: crime shooting Teen police RVIPF Erran Charles
Erran Charles of Horse Path was shot and died this evening Sunday, February 3, 2019, in Huntums Ghut on Tortola. Photo: Team of Reporters
Police sources told our news centre that some three persons were reportedly shot and 1 has died on the spot. Photo: Team of Reporters
Police sources told our news centre that some three persons were reportedly shot and 1 has died on the spot. Photo: Team of Reporters
HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - After checking with multiple sources, our news centre can now confirm that a Dominican native—between 30 and 40 years of age—Erran Charles of Horse Path is the man who was shot and died this evening Sunday, February 3, 2019, in Huntums Ghut on Tortola.

In addition, we can confirm that a 17-year-old boy is at Peebles Hospital, after also being shot at the same time. While information surrounding the shooting is unclear, it is believed that a group of men were playing Dominos close to the Huntums Ghut Basketball court while others were looking on, when a gunman opened fire.

It is believed also that Mr Charles was one of many onlookers. We will bring more accurate details as they become available.

See previous story published Sunday, February 3, 2019

Gunshots fired in Huntums Ghut 1 dead 

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - [ Post Time: 10:20 pm] Sometime after 9:15 PM this evening Sunday, February 3, 2019, gunshots rang out in the area of the Huntums Ghut Basketball court, on Tortola's main Island.

Police sources told our news centre that some three persons were reportedly shot at and one person whose name, age and photo we have, has died on the spot.

Police, friends, onlookers and family members are on the scene, as the investigation is ongoing.

In addition to the dead man, a 17-year-old boy is in the emergency room at Peebles Hospital, who was also a victim of gunshot. 

We will update with more information as it unfolds.

57 Responses to “UPDATE: Man dead, Teen hospitalised in Huntums Ghut shooting ”

  • rip (03/02/2019, 22:39) Like (28) Dislike (1) Reply
    Terrible news! My condolences to the family.
  • PICTURE (03/02/2019, 22:44) Like (34) Dislike (8) Reply

    Have some respect for the deceased and their family!

  • Sham (03/02/2019, 22:46) Like (7) Dislike (35) Reply
    Blame he big bro, big clown
  • Sigh (03/02/2019, 23:30) Like (17) Dislike (4) Reply
    Such a cruel world .
  • Dominican (03/02/2019, 23:56) Like (7) Dislike (18) Reply
    Many more will have to die , now we have to resort to the High Science Doctor. Seriously we ain’t taking dat.
  • So sad (04/02/2019, 00:17) Like (12) Dislike (3) Reply
    wrong place at the wrong time
  • z6ne (04/02/2019, 07:02) Like (2) Dislike (8) Reply

    **** going on bad

  • nova (04/02/2019, 07:05) Like (7) Dislike (6) Reply
    Well this a new shirt for them to wear and a new hash tag for gayron
  • g4-L (04/02/2019, 07:25) Like (8) Dislike (7) Reply
    Lost so far 0-3 no response, clown capital of the Caribbean not even the bvi!!!
  • Rum-dawg (04/02/2019, 07:30) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Monkey kno which tree to climb, them bay man soft and ghut man btw! Stop thief!
  • Qc the label (04/02/2019, 07:35) Like (15) Dislike (3) Reply
    So them man really body man over a chain tha ain worth more than 2k a innocent man at that
    • @Qc the label (04/02/2019, 12:48) Like (3) Dislike (9) Reply
      He got what he deserve ! Wtf are you touching stuff that don’t belong to you
  • Tense Area (04/02/2019, 07:36) Like (20) Dislike (2) Reply
    whenever I past that area at nights it always seem tense the amount of cursing and personal insults been thrown out ...This is sad...We need people in these group or gathering to step up and be leaders..defuse these tension . Control behaviors . .This is really sad .....
  • Honest to ALLAH (04/02/2019, 07:36) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    The bay was getting spray up no stevie
    • @Hones to Allah (04/02/2019, 10:16) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

      That the thing with y’all , y’all feel y’all Bad
      Jokes man

  • Aaron fb post (04/02/2019, 07:37) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    Rip potty rip floca rip ashy rip bowpuss
  • Playoffs (04/02/2019, 07:38) Like (8) Dislike (9) Reply
    G4l 3-0 mehson who will win? Find out next time on dragon ball z
  • SMH (04/02/2019, 07:42) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Is like g4l does beef differently cahhhhhh nobody catchin ntn up deh
  • Chowder (04/02/2019, 07:45) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    My brother a clown and he soft

    They say they ride or die but nobody rode
  • guy hill (04/02/2019, 07:55) Like (30) Dislike (0) Reply
    Condolence to Ann. God will make a way. Kenrick you and your family are in my prayers. Be Brave.
  • Correction (04/02/2019, 07:57) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    0-3* ny bad
  • I blame (04/02/2019, 07:59) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Cotch man!!!! Ayo done come to the terms that ayo soft and aint bout this life... guide the youth man them!!!!!!!!
  • Now laflare!!!! (04/02/2019, 08:12) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
    I know if reavie didnt make pup d dead it wouldnt of go down so
  • Jam&Arry (04/02/2019, 08:27) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    Our fav hash tag is...... #rip
  • Chhhuhh (04/02/2019, 09:43) Like (5) Dislike (9) Reply

    Qc you see wa you cause my boi , Tell **** watch he back to my boy , He killing man over a fake chain
    Ghut man stop pick up what don’t belonh to you

  • wize up (04/02/2019, 09:47) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
    Hindsight is always 20/20: the criminal conduct in the territory is sickening and frightening: the political talk is surrounded with personal attacks paving roads or bush cutting....let us have some conversations about crime Mr Politican
  • What is this world coming to (04/02/2019, 10:19) Like (7) Dislike (4) Reply

    Y’all calling up **** name he innocent that’s a rumor I pass **** the bay all when **** had just get shoot !

  • wth (04/02/2019, 11:23) Like (7) Dislike (7) Reply
    Why y’all snitching laugh out loud ?
  • W0w (04/02/2019, 11:25) Like (2) Dislike (6) Reply
    Yall say he was at the wrong place at the wrong time but apparently the lord says otherwise. He was called.....
  • et (04/02/2019, 12:41) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    Them man leader give them the real gangster juice
  • 0kt (04/02/2019, 12:42) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    Funny thing is the man chain fake
  • Quality Control records (04/02/2019, 12:44) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
    Glad this aint got nothing to do with me cause the bay was getting wet up today innocent or not
  • Elliante (04/02/2019, 12:45) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
    Over a fake chain? Nah man these man whole block need get wet for this voilation I DONT WANT SEE NOBODY BY JEROME HOUSE EVERYTHING MOVE DEAD
    • @Elliante (04/02/2019, 13:08) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
      You sound ignorant Asf .. wetting up the block ? Buss a move !
      Ayo stupid bad stop hiding behind here my boy put yah name , address every fuck
      Meen even from the bay I from east I will defend for them man you simply because you sounding like a stone cold fucking clown .. Tell the dead parna stop touch people thing else he would of been here today !
      • Easy there (04/02/2019, 16:01) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
        You want some lube son? Cause u riding harddddddd... you know wha meet me by lindon 6 o clock i going be in a rip pup d shirt let me see you buss me a slap bet you get 10 40mm shots in ya ms... buh i from east and will defend for them man come outta them fu**!! Never see more gay shit for the year till you come along
        • @Easy there (04/02/2019, 17:12) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply

          You ****?
          He had no rite to touch *** chain !
          **** was wrong for doing what he did
          But all of this is no nessasary he’s already dead
          What kind of example are you guys really setting I really wish they could see who writing these comments lock y’all ass up for these threats

          • SMH (04/02/2019, 22:50) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
            Exactly! These are some serious threats being made on here. I hope that the Crime Prevention Team or any other Officers are doing to do a through investigation .
            From the language and talk being said, these appear to be young people who don't have any regards for human life! They playing bad men, bad men don't kill and run and hide. They need to face the reprecussions of their wayward actions.
        • check mate (04/02/2019, 20:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          that boy soft pop tart heart Facebook thuggin ms buh rip this and that, go ride for them now yuh punk ass yh
    • Str8 Facts (04/02/2019, 14:00) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply

      If the chain fake why he take it ?????? Ayu ms one sided and *** stupid

  • Black smoke (04/02/2019, 12:48) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    We want all the smoke!
  • Yes (04/02/2019, 13:01) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply

    Wow so ***** them really body a man over a chain... if somebody dont wet up these man block wid tha same ak them man soft hit them leaser too no remorse go hard or go home

  • G Clown L (04/02/2019, 14:26) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
  • father help us (04/02/2019, 14:32) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    forgive them father. I pray for this little country.

    YOUTHS.... wise up and turn away from your wicked ways. The evil one has a firm grip and they cannot see. Open your eyes bvi and stop letting evil win.

    Let them see the error in their ways father.
  • Yes (04/02/2019, 16:11) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    If he didnt run down that person his alibi would of been solid.. better luck next time in 25years
  • Yes (04/02/2019, 16:11) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    If he didnt run down that person his alibi would of been solid.. better luck next time in 25years
  • Trill (04/02/2019, 16:17) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply

    When a man do a crime stupid them name must get call if it was me i wouldnt retaliate so quick y’all need look at how long it take **** to drop pana on tha scooter #scotchfree

    • HAHA (05/02/2019, 07:11) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      That poor boy, for the amount of people trying say it's him might as well he had do it for real. Those who dont know what that dude was into will always have a story, when you in that field of work you have to count your days. Him and his friends know exactly why he lay down.
  • Truth (04/02/2019, 17:04) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    start talking bout the hit an run in havers jan 25 too mother fuckers left the young man to die.time will tell
  • @trill (04/02/2019, 21:25) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Real talk just look when bart send he goons to rearrange floca insides... got to give things time to marinate not act right away
  • Street reporter (06/02/2019, 19:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    All these blogs do is arrest innocent people with no convictions come on police this ain’t a useful tool at all this is an anonymous kaos

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