Manhunt For O’marley Charles As Man Is Gunned Down Near Brookman Road On St. Thomas
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center at 1:45 a.m. Sunday about a shooting incident that took place on Brookman Road, authorities said.
Upon arrival to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center, officers made contact with a black male who was being treated by the Emergency Room Staff for multiple gunshot wounds about the body, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
“Officers were unable to retrieve any further information from the victim in this incident, due to his critical condition,” VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte said.
At approximately 8:30 am, the victim succumbed to his injuries sustained during the shooting, according the VIPD.
Next of kin were present at the crime scene and positively identified the dead man as 38-year-old Hans Oliver.
The suspect in this shooting incident has been identified as O’marley Charles, Dratte said.
Charles was described by police as a black male in his late 20’s, with a brown complexion, black hair, dark brown eyes and is from Baie Mahault, Guadloupe.
Anyone having information about this shooting or the whereabouts of O’ marley Charles should contact Major Crimes at 340-714-9823 ext. 5617, Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-714-9807 ext. 5556, Crime Stoppers or the Chief’s Office at 340-774-2211.