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UPDATE: Man fatally shot this evening identified as Corey Butler

June 21st, 2022 | Tags: shooting death Scatliffe Alley fatal shooting
A man who was fatally shot dead this evening, June 21, 2022, in Road Town has been identified as Corey Butler. Photo: Team of Reporters
The shooting allegedly took place in the area known as Scatliffe Alley. Photo: Team of Reporters
The shooting allegedly took place in the area known as Scatliffe Alley. Photo: Team of Reporters
FLEMMING STREET, Tortola, VI- A man who was fatally shot dead this evening, June 21, 2022, in Road Town has been identified as Corey Butler.

Butler is reportedly a national of St Vincent and the Grenadines.

According to police, the shooting took place close to Flemming Street. Our newsroom can also confirm that the fatal shooting took place in the area behind Riteway Food Market.

“Police are confirming the fatal wounding of a male following a shooting incident in the area of Flemming Street this evening,” the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) stated this evening.

It said the victim was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital.

“Officers are presently at the scene and at the hospital. No further information can be released at this time,” the RVIPF stated.

See previous article published June 21, 2022

Fatal shooting reported near Scatliffe Alley/ 'The Ghetto'

Information just reaching our newsroom is that there has been a fatal shooting in the vicinity of the area known as Scatliffe Alley/ 'The Ghetto', on the main island of Tortola.

According to reports, the shooting took place around 6:30pm, June 21, 2022.

More details to follow.

47 Responses to “UPDATE: Man fatally shot this evening identified as Corey Butler”

  • Aka gelo gelo (21/06/2022, 19:49) Like (10) Dislike (60) Reply
    I don't know happens in the bvi every month someone get shooting here
    • HAHA (21/06/2022, 21:09) Like (90) Dislike (6) Reply
      Every month where? You stupid or slow? Stop talking out yuh @$$.
      • averages (22/06/2022, 03:57) Like (24) Dislike (5) Reply
        12 murders in a year still getting us up to 1 per month. The shooting them too much PERIOD!
    • lmaooo (22/06/2022, 00:02) Like (21) Dislike (8) Reply
      Hoe bvi ain’t had a shooting in months
    • bvi (22/06/2022, 07:17) Like (19) Dislike (9) Reply
      Why u dont move to JA where there are hundreds weekly
      • @bvi (22/06/2022, 13:34) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
        Everyday there is a killing in Jamaica. Just yesterday they cut a mother and her four children throat. Only jungle barbaric savage would cut four innocent children and their mother’s throat.
  • resident (21/06/2022, 20:49) Like (24) Dislike (1) Reply
    r.i.p
  • Informer (21/06/2022, 21:08) Like (27) Dislike (5) Reply
    they hold the killer yet? if not release the video if any pls lets rap him up
    • VINCI (22/06/2022, 21:57) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Ask his family, friends, and especially his girlfriend what he was involved in. I bet they will keep their mouths shut! This is why nothing will be solved, unless someone comes forward.
  • Thinker (21/06/2022, 21:17) Like (72) Dislike (9) Reply
    It's time for a total purge of all drug dealers, drug couriers, money-launderers and corrupt officials. Try them and let them rot for the bad they have done this country. We all need to turn in our wrong-doing relatives and friends. Only when we live and act right will the BVI be saved.
    • please (21/06/2022, 22:13) Like (22) Dislike (16) Reply
      start with yours.
      • @ please (22/06/2022, 06:55) Like (46) Dislike (0) Reply
        Have no fear. If my son is involved, I'll march him down to the Police station myself
        • Feel the same way (22/06/2022, 13:40) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
          If my son is involved in any illegal activities his father already told him he is going to tie him behind his truck and drag him behind the truck from Purcell to the police station. Every time his father mentioned it to him that 19 year old boy get the shakes.
      • @Please (22/06/2022, 08:48) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
        He mash your corn.
    • @ thinker (22/06/2022, 00:03) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
      We need Mika Barry to expose this killer now shake my head
    • It's an impossible task (22/06/2022, 00:04) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
      To achieve, why.... Drugs are like roaches when you think you get rid if one another 3-5 pops up.

      As you can see people in the world keep getting lock up for such.

      People love that fast money

      And this young generation with all that now music n video games only help to enforce that way of thinking

      Im going to leave with this majority of the crimes and murders committed recently are done by individuals younger than 30 I will go a step further and say than 25

  • Darn (21/06/2022, 21:52) Like (7) Dislike (10) Reply
    Another one got green lit.
  • Gush (21/06/2022, 22:03) Like (24) Dislike (26) Reply
    The BVI is gradually becoming a death trap. What if an passer by caught up at the scene of the shooting got gunned down?????????‍♀️????????‍♀️
    • WOW (22/06/2022, 07:28) Like (30) Dislike (1) Reply
      Why would anyone dislike this - we need to clean up the crime situation because innocent persons could easily be struck with stray bullets in these shootings in high traffic areas. People pass back and forth in that area all day every day.
  • DON Q (21/06/2022, 22:06) Like (5) Dislike (56) Reply
    My god we need an election
    • truth (22/06/2022, 06:57) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
      Nope. Almost all the present lot of politicians are corrupt or incompetent or both. They all need to go
    • Huh!!!!???? (22/06/2022, 06:58) Like (26) Dislike (3) Reply
      What the hell does a shooting have to do with election. Stupidness
  • ... (21/06/2022, 22:19) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    sad senselessness most likely
  • Sad (21/06/2022, 22:24) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    That is just sad. There will be a Hennessy Cran on the bar for you next FM.
  • think (21/06/2022, 22:44) Like (17) Dislike (3) Reply
    Isn’t this the guy that was fought in a car at the round about with guns and marijuana a few years back ?
  • john public (21/06/2022, 22:53) Like (9) Dislike (11) Reply
    https://www.virginislandsnewsonline.com/domains/virginislandsnewsonline.com/en/news/i-just-got-a-ride-man-found-in-vehicle-with-loaded-firearm
  • (21/06/2022, 23:06) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
    Another 3pts gone
  • Yelaton (22/06/2022, 02:32) Like (1) Dislike (37) Reply
    ***Yawn*** nothing to see here. Ah wonder how much intercaribbean does charge to ship a human size salt fish box vincy?
    • WOW (22/06/2022, 22:48) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      Isn’t the man a belonger who has lived here since small? He didn’t learn none of whatever from Vincy. Just stop it.
      • truth (23/06/2022, 14:24) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
        He learned from the moral training instilled by his parents and was gifted the curse of his parents genes.Research the current crime statistics of St Vincent.
        Research the crime statistis of Vincentians here and wherever they relocate.
        The immigrant Caribbbean population flee the terrors of their countries while carrying the and carry the mindset of killing and stealing.
        Their home lands ,all with unending natural resources are not conducive to foreign investment and living ,all because of the natural murderous instinct of the natives.
  • Why the Gun.. (22/06/2022, 05:38) Like (29) Dislike (0) Reply
    What happen to the good old days of kicking and boxing a person down who offended you...I guess those days are gone, the cowards are too weak and don't have the energy for a first fight..
    • @why the gun (22/06/2022, 14:29) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
      Yup after a good ol fist fight then sit n drink rum and laugh forgetting u ever fought.

      Ppl of long ago generation was loving and forgiving & most importantly humbled
      Nobody slept holding anybody or anything in mind they slept well

      As for this generation????
      Full of hate bad mind envy greed no love in them whatsoever
      And now In addition they seeking out mediums going to darkness aka dabbling in evil.

      I am thankful I was raised with my grandmother and she taught me well
      Till this day I still think like her snd do what she desired of me....
  • Really (22/06/2022, 05:47) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
    What election have to do with what happened this area just need cleaning up public works workers, water ???? and sewage works and most of government workers spend most of their working hours there smoking.
  • Some1son (22/06/2022, 06:16) Like (32) Dislike (9) Reply
    He was a humble person. May his spirit live on and may the shooter be uncovered. May the family and love ones of Cory find closure.
  • nonsense (22/06/2022, 06:24) Like (19) Dislike (5) Reply
    Man getteing drop cause them not under that label well sa look wa we come to making money on ur own is now a crime! Sad real sad!
  • jah (22/06/2022, 06:28) Like (5) Dislike (14) Reply
    Another Vincy,
  • mad max (22/06/2022, 09:06) Like (35) Dislike (2) Reply
    You only have to read these comments to understand the absolute problems facing the BVI. Gangster culture and dialogue celebrated and coupled with large numbers of uneducated people looking to get rich quick.

    This is nothing to do with culture or local dialect/patois. All to do with worshipping the wrong role models.
  • SUSS (22/06/2022, 09:53) Like (7) Dislike (3) Reply
    Sip so sad mother belly pain.leve your country. To a another man country for a bread and look what happen.
    • @SUSS (22/06/2022, 13:29) Like (7) Dislike (3) Reply
      That is why when you live in another man’s Country you make your money the honest way and stay under the radar and mind your business.
  • kk (22/06/2022, 11:21) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    I don't know the ghetto still in appreciation corey dog eaþ your super
  • Joker (22/06/2022, 12:45) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    WHO IN THEIR RIGHT MIND , WOULD CHOOSE TO HANG OUT IN THE GHETTO ? DON'T GET ME WRONG , THERE ARE NICE PEOPLE WHO ( SADLY ) LIVES THERE , WHO HAVE TO ENDURE THE DRAMA OF THOSE / RUMBO / WEED KINGS AND CRACKHEADS ,
  • BVI Love Coke (22/06/2022, 15:45) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Need the US to bring in the Military Ships and stop the Coke from coming in...that will stop the guns
    I am sure this will be a major adjustment for many people from an economic impact standpoint, but this must be done to get the BVI back in order. Drugs + money = guns
  • Ja rules (24/06/2022, 13:01) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    If the elected government officials are dealing drugs what do think the young that don’t want to work will do
  • @TRUTH & YELATON (25/06/2022, 07:26) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    FROM YOUR COMMENTS , THE WORLD CAN SEE THE BVI LOVE ❤ ???? SO AT LEAST YOU ALL GOT SOMETHING CELEBRATE ABOUT , HAVE FUN / YOUR TURN WILL COME , EVERY DOG HAS ITS TURN , MORE POWER TO YA,LL
  • Real One (29/06/2022, 14:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Like them does always say every dogs got them days today for u tomorrow for me but any how the fact of the matter is yall to like WATCH FACE and LABEL PPL and JUDGE PPL BY THE LIFE THEY LIVE and POINT FINGERS ON PPL BUT NOT ON YALL SELF.. Society and the Community making it hard for PPL, everybody have there own opinions of u , what u did or didnt do thats ur buzinezz not them. Everybody gt to eat and provide however they can whether good r bad ,whether easy r fast . The world did nt come with its own manual on how to live we just learning how to adapt n survive in a world or society , community that judge us by the life we live strupz we aint perfect , u and ur whole generation n myself ain perfect . Its a learning process but we all have a mission n goals to survive n provide the best we can not everything in life comes for FREE . We just got 2do what we got to do, here 2day gone 2morrw whether it was natural or by force . I might not have the same MENTALITY OR MINDSET as u , how you see thing, why ,when ,how things should happen to ppl r why u friends with them etc or becuz u feel they deserve it or becuz they choose the life, it ain that they chose to go there yall and society made it hard and difficult 4 ppl to have a voice becuz yall want to be on top where u pick n choose who get this n that , yall look at who got the most qualification, experiences , last name,degrees, knowledge etc not everybody had the chance 2finish school r was smart or bright like u or anybody to help them or look out for them like u had help but yall quick to point and judge ppl but yall self than asking urself did i give this person a chance to show themself etc no you did not , yall quick to bring down parents as well like yall helped the parents with the child or children them hmm yall dont say it take a village to raise a child or yall 4get eh. But anyhow i guess yall to good for ppl that didnot had / have the education or life u had/have etc, yall out here making it hard for ppl 2breathe and want to jack up price on every damn thing becuz u feel only u got 2 break bread strupz, but i dont watch no face or judge a book by its cover PERIOD It going be what it is regardless of what u or society thinks whether we like it or not so dont try sitting high in your castle looking down on ppl becuz one day it will fall and them same ppl society and hypocrites speak so highly of going be the ones u going turn 2 for help one day not everybody got it good like u , so dont act like u aint done some bad shit in your life , just REMEMBER when u bitching, downgrading, bashing ppl you got FAMILY, SIBLING, CHILDRENS ETC that in your circle that aint perfect 2 so be4 pointing fingers at ppl and talking shit about this and that clean the SHIT between your eyes FIRST THEN U COULD TALK
    and yall want to call yall self HUMANS STRUPZ YALL JUST SICKENING..


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