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UPDATE: Shot man identified as Kevin Tyson

The shooting today, December 11, 2017 reportedly took place in the area known as Scatliffe Alley in Road Town, Tortola. Photo: Google Earth/File
A man was shot while in the area known as Scatliffe Alley on the main island of Tortola today December 11, 2017. Photo: File
A man was shot while in the area known as Scatliffe Alley on the main island of Tortola today December 11, 2017. Photo: File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- This news site can confirm that the male who was shot, reportedly in the area of Scatliffe Alley, Tortola today, December 11, 2017 is Kevin Tyson.

Mr Tyson remains a patient at Peebles Hospital.

Unconfirmed reports are that he is not cooperating with police.

Meanwhile, Police Information Officer Diane L. Drayton confirmed our first and accurate story of the shooting incident.

“One male is being treated at Peebles Hospital for minor injuries following a shooting incident. No arrests have been made so far,” Ms Drayton said this afternoon.

The police media relations officer said, however, that police could not confirm the place or time of the shooting incident.

“Information from the public is welcomed as investigations continue,” Ms Drayton said.

See previous article published December 11, 2017

Male shot in Scatliffe Alley

Minutes ago, December 11, 2017, a man was shot while in the area known as Scatliffe Alley on the main island of Tortola.

The shooting incident reportedly took place around 11:30 A.M.

More details are emerging and Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) will bring more information as it unfolds.

35 Responses to “UPDATE: Shot man identified as Kevin Tyson”

  • ... (11/12/2017, 12:10) Like (28) Dislike (22) Reply
    Wow I guess we need a day curfew NOW lol
    • Curfew! (11/12/2017, 12:47) Like (9) Dislike (20) Reply
      We need a curfew in the day!!!!!!! 6am to 6am!!!

      - retarded tola people
    • ....@ (11/12/2017, 13:26) Like (14) Dislike (7) Reply
      Why dont u go get an education? Crimes/shootings exited long before the curfew. Go read and understand if u can the purpose for it. People like u are vultures circling and waiting to make a meal from other people calamiry.
    • Stop the S !# t (11/12/2017, 15:47) Like (25) Dislike (0) Reply
      Please stop the curfew blaming game.
    • smdh (11/12/2017, 18:13) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
      Your comment doesn't make any sense. A day curfew? Guess business can't operate then. Poor you
  • LeBong James (11/12/2017, 12:46) Like (11) Dislike (17) Reply
    I was never a fan of lifting the curfew, but honestly, if these things are happening when curfew isn't on, I think it's time to lift it and increase police presence. In my opinion, the curfew seems to be pointless now and is just hurting the night life in the BVI.
  • cay (11/12/2017, 13:43) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    again jah with these guns
  • wize up (11/12/2017, 14:55) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    law enforcement need to stem the flow of guns into this place: what or is there any stragic plans for additional border patrol: to the best of my knowledge the BVI do not manufacture firearms therefore the importation of weapons need urgent care!!!!!
  • Margret Thatcher (11/12/2017, 15:15) Like (24) Dislike (9) Reply
    A man gets shot and before we wish for a speedy recovery or hope justice is served we bawl'n about the curfew!!

    We are a shell of who we used to be.
    • Hmmm (11/12/2017, 15:44) Like (11) Dislike (4) Reply
      Same thing with the West End shooting. The focus was on the curfew more than the fact that two lives were lost.
    • Gumption.officail (12/12/2017, 01:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I fully support your comment.
    • NezRez (12/12/2017, 10:49) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ Margret thatcher...why should we wish him a speedy recovery when he will not cooperate with the police. Obviously he has something to hide or else he would be singing like a canary. True, I do hope he recovers but what information is he hiding?
      • @NezRez (13/12/2017, 02:55) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        Either he has something to hide or he plans on taking matters into his own hands.
  • Govtment (11/12/2017, 16:12) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
    Stronger police presents maybe some covert work... bring in some cops who can mix with the criminal elements...we need to become more heavy handed when it comes to crime and quickly.
    • UK (11/12/2017, 20:56) Like (4) Dislike (5) Reply
      Bring back dem Uk goons, this stupidest wasn't so prevalent as they patrolled 24/7, they commanded RESPECT! No body fraid Tola police or respect them, that's a crying shame! Unfortunately, it will get worst when January hit and banks start back with loan payments and half of Tola get laid off or fired, so lots of crimes will be committed and many robberies will be more. Lots of foreclosures, etc cause dem banks naw play.
      • @UK (12/12/2017, 06:39) Like (5) Dislike (5) Reply
        Wow!!! Go emancipate yourself from mental slavery. Unless the "UK Goons" are not whipping us we wont get anything done.
      • YES MASA!!! (12/12/2017, 06:56) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
        @UK the thing is not about respect or being afraid of TOLA Police it is about respecting yourself and this country. Have u ever shed an ounce of blood for this country? Have u ever been cursed at. spat on, call all kinds of name. Have ever felt hated all because you doing the right thing? Have ever felt forsaken by those who made the laws u try to enforce ? WHAT have u ever done to promote this country? Ok lets bring back the big guns and the whip. It would appear that as black people it is the only way we could be producted
      • It is hard (12/12/2017, 22:01) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
        It is definitely hard to respect Tola police. You call them to your property because somebody trespassing and they will let the trespasser go and issue you a warning on your own property. Most of the male officers flirt with everything that have a hole and I am sure they already have wife at home and mistress on the side. They need to stop. You know how the UK officers commanded respect? Whilst it was obvious that they had to take a back seat and watch the BVI clowns at work without intervening, they actually tried to have a relationship with members of the community. They were respectful, conversational and clearly knew their stuff if you asked them a question. The BVI clowns have a lot to live up to.
      • Local (14/12/2017, 13:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Better dont mess with certain local police . Some police are respected
  • Sickening (11/12/2017, 17:28) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    Curfew has nothing to do with shooting yall just want attention
  • My Take (11/12/2017, 17:36) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Some say law enfoncement need to stop the flow of guns in the BVI. Before they are able to do that, the big fish has to be revieled.
    • OG (11/12/2017, 22:02) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      @M'y Take, tru That. The big fish Benjamins IS long. Hé is to high up in the game. When You hâve power and money people fear You. But, You never let the power control You, You control the power.
  • qc (11/12/2017, 18:13) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    curfew is unless, the guns and these crazy men are the problem
  • Well ok then (11/12/2017, 18:42) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    And hé IS not going to Tell the police anything.
  • Observer (11/12/2017, 18:48) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    We dont have gun factories in the VI,so the question is how are the guns getting into the territory.
  • wize up (11/12/2017, 23:04) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    this gun thing out of control and the persons directly responsible for the security of this territory is the Governor and nothing from his desk about his plans
    to correct this sickness: with in our elected officials we have no justice ministry and none of them(13 clowns) we have voted for has enough balls to demand some plans about this out of control criminal behavior in this territory from the U.K. Representatives; you see the governor likewise the commissioner of police are on some form on contractual agreement and have the privilege to leave the BVI; however some of we must remain here so we should not let crime continue growing and demand answers from Government House just a we point finger at Orlando Smith: the day white Folks become victims of gun crime you will see how different things will be right here in BVI......talk that
    • @wize up (12/12/2017, 16:21) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Sometimes you come over real good eh..othertimes i am confused..like wa dis guy does be smoking? You should have blogged once..this peice kinda mumble gumble all over the placr
      • wize up (13/12/2017, 10:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        @ wize high grade: let me make simple( when will U meet with the Governor and Commissioner of police and ask what the F(@$ they doing about the out of control crime in the BVai).....I am assuming that you know that the governor have the responsibility for crime:
  • Standing tall (12/12/2017, 03:22) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    Lift curfew aryo say , where the hell aryo want to go and do after 11pm tell me ?
  • Wager (12/12/2017, 04:10) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    Black males with familial ties to the upper Caribbean.
  • Mugabe (12/12/2017, 09:02) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    In building the BVI, it is evident that the human material was a mistake, Now given a chance to rebuild, the BVI has been given a new opportunity. A second chance to be used wisely,
    Seize the opportunity and take steps to change the demographics that is the source of destruction.
    BVI is a blessed place. Do the right thing for its preservation.
  • Trini (12/12/2017, 23:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Stiffer penalty for persons carrying those illegal firearms
  • Tax paying (13/12/2017, 06:41) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    All this curfew talk . We still paying Full Time Wages for Police . So does there job finish at 11pm. There asses need to be paid half salary. So with all officers most on day shift why the streets ain't full of them and I don't mean just walking RoadTown.
  • voice (13/12/2017, 10:57) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    U can walk round whole road town day time not one police u c in town, wen d english were here every corner had two of them standing, mr comissioner u need to look into this seriouly. Wat happen to the stop and search aswell it seem like that stop to. Police around will detour crime just saying


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