CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that it is currently investigating a shooting incident that took place on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at about 10:58 p.m.
Citizens called the 911 Emergency Call Center, reporting that several shots were fired in the vicinity of the Michael J. Kirwan Terrace housing community.
Upon arrival to the scene, officers confirmed that a male was struck and was being transported via private vehicle to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center Emergency Room. Officers then traveled to the hospital in order to make contact with the victim. Upon arrival, contact was made with the victim, a 31 year-old black male that appeared to have sustained injuries due to this incident and was being treated by the Emergency Room Staff.
Anyone having any information about this crime please contacts the Virgin Islands Police Department at (340) 774-2211 or Criminal Investigation Bureau (340) 714-9801. You can also contact Crime Stoppers USVI at 1(800) 222-8477 or call 911.
The case is currently under active investigation by the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).