VIPD: Gyasi Chiverton Was Man Shot To Death Outside Thomas Bakery Saturday
CHRISTIANSTED — The man who was shot down dead as he exited a Castle Coakley bakery after buying fresh-baked bread on Saturday has been identified by police, authorities said.
Gyasi Chiverton, 22, was identified by next of kin, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
On January 18 at 12:11 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired in Castle Coakley in the vicinity of Thomas Bakery.
“Officers arrived at the scene and found a male on the ground with gunshot wounds about the body,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.
The victim was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries, Derima said.
Gyasi Chiverton and his brother Kimani were arrested by police on gun and drugs charges after a high speed chase in January of 2019, VIPD records indicate.
This case is currently under active investigation.
If anyone has any information on this matter, please call 911, the Crime TipLine at (340) 778-4950, or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1(800) 222-8477.