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May 10th, 2023
Another report of gunshots in Baughers Bay; One arrested

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Just two days after gunshots were reported in Spooner’s Estate, reports of gunshots in Baughers Bay, also on Tortola, have been received.

May 8th, 2023
Gunshots reported in Spooner’s Estate area

SPOONER'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our news centre from sources in the Spooner’s Estate area is that sounds believed to be gunshots were heard in the area of Spooners Estate on Tortola last night, May 7, 2023.

February 17th, 2023
Ban pellet toy guns in VI– Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Talk show host Mr Cromwell Smith aka Edju En ka has complained that pellet shooting toy guns, while not extremely harmful, could be having a phycological effect on children in the Virgin Islands and contribute to more gun crimes.

February 10th, 2023
BVI Christian Council ‘saddened’ by yet another fatal shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Christian Council (BVICC) has said it is saddened to learn that yet another young man has succumbed to an untimely death due to gun violence.

February 7th, 2023
UPDATE: Yan Edwards is man killed in EE

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Aware that next of kin has been informed, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) can disclose that the man gunned down at a bar in East End has been identified as Yan Edwards.

May 14th, 2021
‘Gun crime is like fungus’ that eats away @ human fabric - Hon Rymer

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has said the Explosive Amendment Act 2021, is another effort by the government to deter gun crime in the Virgin Islands as well as to ensure guilty persons do not escape prosecution due to loopholes in the law.

October 15th, 2020
Homicides rise 29% over 2019 in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- When Albert A. Bryan Jr ran for governor of the Virgin Islands two years ago, curtailing crime in the territory was one of the cornerstones of his campaign. Today, gun violence continues to rise, and Mr Bryan, like his predecessors, has found himself in a similar position: calling on the community to assist law enforcement in bringing criminals to justice.

June 8th, 2019
27-year-old riddled with bullets in STT


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The body of a man was discovered in Coki Point, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) Thursday night, June 6, 2019 after concerned residents reported the firing of gunshots in the area, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has confirmed to The Consortium.

July 11th, 2018
Rudy Vanterpool is man shot on VG; Still @ Peebles Hospital

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Police have confirmed that the man shot yesterday, July 10, 2018 around 5:30 PM on Virgin Gorda is Rudy Vanterpool. He remains a patient at Peebles Hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

May 28th, 2018
Man shot dead near vegetable market in USVI


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — A man was shot several times in the upper body on Sunday night, May 27, 2018 in Frederiksted, [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer Glen Dratte has announced.

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