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‘Fourth’ Victim Of St. Croix Shooting Dies In Estate Catherine’s Rest: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — The 911 Emergency Call Center received reports at about 7:42 p.m. Thursday of shots being fired in the Estate Catherine’s Rest area of St. Croix. authorities said.

Callers stated to 911 that one man was shot and on the ground. Shortly after calls came in from Juan Luis Hospital that three patients walked into the hospital with gunshot wounds, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department.

“All three victims received wounds to various part(s) of the body,” VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte said.

The fourth victim, 23-year-old Akido Parrilla received a gunshot wound to the head and succumbed to his injuries at 10:44p.m., He was identified by family members. 

Akido “Kido” Parrilla on Facebook.

This incident remains an active investigation by the Criminal Investigations Bureau, 

Anyone with information on this shooting please call the CIB TIP-LINE 469 475 3871 , 340 778 2211, Crime Stoppers VI at 1800 222 TIPS or 911. 

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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