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ALL POINTS BULLETIN: Police Say Nathaniel ‘Ninja’ Hazell Is Wanted For Questioning About Whim Ballpark Shooting Of Another Man On Sunday

WANTED: Nathaniel “Ninja” Hazell
FREDERIKSTED — Police say they need your help to find a man wanted in connection with a shooting that took place near the Whim ballpark in Frederiksted on Sunday evening.

The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that Nathaniel “Ninja” Hazell, 36, is wanted in connection with a shooting in which a black man was shot multiple times about 6:03 p.m. on Sunday.

A police sergeant on patrol heard a gun being fired near the Whim ballpark and immediately called the 911 Emergency Call Center to report the incident. according to the VIPD.

Police characterized Hazell as a “suspect” in the criminal investigation into the incident and alerted the Virgin Islands Free Press at 9:04 p.m. on Sunday.

If you see Hazell you are asked to please contact the police immediately at (340) 778-2211 or 911.

The victim of the shooting was transported immediately to the Juan. F. Luis Hospital by ambulance, police said.

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John McCarthy

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John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

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