Gunshots Heard Near Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion; Man Appears In Hospital Shot Soon After
FREDERIKSTED – Police said a report of gunshots fired near a West End housing community was received Wednesday night on St. Croix.
The 911 Emergency Call Center was notified at 8:03 p.m. December 9 that gunshots had been fired near the Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion.
Responding officers arrived at the scene and discovered a parked vehicle that sustained a bullet hole, shattered glass and several shell casings, police said. But no witnesses or victims were located.
The 911 Emergency Call Center, later received notification from the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center of a man seeking treatment for a gunshot wound, who had been transported to the medical facility by a private vehicle.
Police detectives continue their investigation into the shooting.
Anyone with information concerning this incident may phone 911 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or go to www.crimestoppersusvi.org
The Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion is managed by the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA). The VIHA is run by executive director Robert Graham.