VIPD: St. Thomas’s Vascott David Shot To Death Near Lerkenlund Just Before Midnight On Sunday
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that a St. Thomas man was shot to death just minutes before midnight in Estate Lerkenlund late Sunday night.
Vascott David, 22, was found shot to death in Estate Lerkenlund on the north side of St. Thomas, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).
On Sunday June 25, 2017 at about 11:23 p.m. police from the Richard Callwood Command traveled to the area of Estate Lerkenlund in reference to a gunshot victim, the VIPD said.
When police arrived on the scene they found an unresponsive black man with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds about his body.
The man was pronounced dead on the scene by EMTs and was identified by his next of kin as Vascott David, 22.
The VIPD advised the Virgin Islands Free Press about the murder of David at 12:24 p.m. on Monday.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5579 and 5557. They can also contact 911, Crime Stoppers V.I., or the Chief’s office at (340) 715-5548.