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VIPD: Two Hispanic Men Shot Dead Near CAHS/Ross Taarneberg on Monday Night

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said today that they got reports of shots fired near Ross Taarneberg by the Charlotte Amalie High School about 9:06 p.m. on Monday.

When police arrived on the scene described to dispatchers they found two Hispanic men lying on a dark roadway by the bushes and motionless, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).

The EMT medical staff closely examined the two men and discovered that had no vital signs. Each man was then confirmed dead on the scene, the VIPD said.

Next of kin have not been notified for either of the two men, therefore their names have not been released to the public.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

The VIPD is asking the community for information that would be helpful in solving these crimes and others.

Call the VIPD Homicide Task Force at (340) 774 2211 on St. Thomas, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (340) 778- 2211 on St. Croix, Crime Stoppers VI at 1-800-222-TIPS or 911.

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