Police Have No Clue As To Why Hector ‘Pollo’ Torres Was Shot To Death In Estate Profit Last Night
SHOT TO DEATH: Hector “Pollo” Torres
FREDERIKSTED — Police so far have no clues as to why a St. Croix man was shot to death near Estate Profit on Sunday night.
On March 5, 2017, at approximately 7:59p.m., police were dispatched by 911 Emergency Call Center to Estate Profit for a reported discharging of shots.
Police were also informed at that time that there was a gunshot victim in the area.
When police arrived in the Estate Profit area officers observed an unresponsive male lying on the ground and bleeding.
The victim, identified as Hector “Pollo” Torres, was pronounced dead on the scene by EMT staff, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said.
Torres was transported by Department of Justice personnel to Juan F. Luis Hospital morgue, according to the VIPD.
Estate Profit is just east of the area called Machuchal on St. Croix. “Pollo” means “chicken” in Spanish.
Anyone having any information about this crime or others is asked to please contact the Virgin Islands Police Department Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) (340) 778-2211.
You can also contact Crimestoppers VI at 1(800)222-8477 or 911.
This case is currently under active investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau.