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Update: Two charged with attempted murder in connection with VG shooting

The RVIPF has charged two persons with attempted murder in relation to a shooting incident in Virgin Gorda on Sunday, September 30, 2012. Photo: Reuben Stoby/VINO
One person has been reportedly injured in a shooting incident in Virgin Gorda. Photo:
One person has been reportedly injured in a shooting incident in Virgin Gorda. Photo:
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Police in Virgin Gorda have arrested and charged two men with attempted murder in relation to the shooting incident outside a bar and restaurant on the sister island on Sunday September 30, 2012.

This disclosure follows this news site's first and accurate reporting that the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) hadheld two men for questioning in relation to the incident, which reportedly occurred around 5 A.M. on the day in question.

Sherman Williams, 27 and Jevon Demming, 23, both of Valley, Virgin Gorda, are to appear in a Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, October 5, 2012, a press release from the RVIPF stated.

According to a previous press statement by the RVIPF, Neil St. Rose, 37, received a single bullet wound to the neck and is currently in stable condition at Peebles Hospital.

"Investigations suggest that the victim was in an altercation at the venue prior to the shooting which occurred around 5 A.M....Police continue to interview persons in relation to this incident, however, anyone who may have witnessed the altercation or shooting and can help in the investigation are encouraged to contact any one of the officers at the Virgin Gorda Police Station through its three-digit access number 311. All information will be held in the strictest confidence," the release also stated.

Persons are also invited to contact the anonymous, untraceable Crimestoppers number 800-TIPS or 800- 8477.

The injured man, this news site was told, arrived at Peebles Hospital around 6:50 A.M. on Sunday.

22 Responses to “Update: Two charged with attempted murder in connection with VG shooting”

  • pops (30/09/2012, 07:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    oh no again
    • weed (30/09/2012, 10:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      vino you are always first on the news, when I heard this i went to all other sites and no one has it but you...hope he gets well as my prayers with him and his family.
  • why (30/09/2012, 07:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    why you all shot my raster friend?
  • we dont know peopel (30/09/2012, 09:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this is so sad for a sunday morning news, this place need some real prayers. i dont know the motive, but people just dont shoot people like that unless they are crazy, all kind of people are into all kind of vibes, and humble as they may seen, for he to get 3 shorts,he got to be do them man something in some kind of way, just reality, they were aiming to killed him, he need to come str8 up to the bablyon and tell them 100% what might have cause this shooting, over a woman, a deal went bad, he own money what ever the vibes is, i personal know neal, & know him to be a humble person, but it have to have a motive behind the shooting. my pray's going out to him, may he recover really soon, that's why i dont go out at all point blank, basket ball or not, the only time i go out i dose go out is when it have like a reggae stage show & after its str8 home, no afetr party, most times its not we the person, but it's who we liming with, *mind who you lime round,spend time round*

    get well Neal so we can chill really soon............raspect
  • mother hen (30/09/2012, 09:58) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    wow that a lot of shots
  • police officer west end (30/09/2012, 10:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    god to wake up with this news after the guy on the scooter is sad!! bvi going down hill fast fast fast too much crime where are the UK police officers??? still in the bars???
    • Locally made (30/09/2012, 12:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      You are not a police so stop try to create confusion. You people need to find something useful to do and stop pulling down people. So what if they are at a bar? Don't they have a life to live? Can anyone tell u what to do on your day off? Cha man
    • lockemup (01/10/2012, 09:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Police Officer West End. You need to change your name before you get arrested for impersonating Police. Sing another song, you are boring.
  • ______________ (30/09/2012, 16:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is sad and three shots my prayers
  • release (30/09/2012, 17:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    i hope shooting has NOT become the norm now, it would not be good for our economy!!!!!
  • Gun Creek Resident (01/10/2012, 09:13) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is sad very sad news. I hope Neil pulls through, my prays are with him, his family and friends. He would never pass by with out waving or offering a ride.
  • DJ GUMPTION (01/10/2012, 13:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    wow,need known about this, Neal as i know him to be a really cool & ire person, don't really pass people without asking if they need a ride once he's going the seam way your going, i really hope he recover very soon, will hate to make a mix tape in remembrance of Neal, oh jAH, i ask you to bless him and help him recover ASAP.

    Respect Neal will pray for you.
    Bless up.
  • @@@@@ (01/10/2012, 13:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Vino where is the are always first!
  • vg (01/10/2012, 23:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    hope they can get a convection yall
  • dread (02/10/2012, 08:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the shooter i my friend , i dont understand what was going on with him he is not that type of person.
    hope he doesnt get a longsentence
  • (04/10/2012, 15:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    so you mean the useless police fund two shooters? well me bouy
    • lol (04/10/2012, 18:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      they didnt "find them" they did it infrom people so EVERY body knew who it was and it was only one shooter
  • xx (04/10/2012, 16:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    where are the pic vino???
  • smh (05/10/2012, 08:58) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
  • batman (03/11/2018, 16:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    No one ever looks at evidence no more my brothers best of luck to u all information is key innocent suffering for da guilty god is gd he give his toughest battles to his strongest soldiers head up my brothers more life I pray my name never get call with nothing in tola from ur name call u guilty and jail for u

    Tola life no justice

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