2 MURDERS IN 7 HOURS! VIPD Scrambles To 2nd Homicide Scene At Lorraine Village
FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix recorded two homicides in the space of seven hours today when a 26-year-old man was gunned down in an Estate Plessen-Grove Place apartment complex this afternoon, authorities said.
Kaleem Ramsey of Estate Grove Place was shot to death at Lorraine Village Apartments before 3:25 p.m. today, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
“Investigation revealed unknown assailants shot the victim, who ran into a nearby apartment for cover,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.
Derima said that Ramsey “expired from his injuries on the scene.”
Ramsey was positively identified by family members as being the shooting victim, police said.
Aaron “SavageJuice” Joseph, 27, of Estate Grove Place was shot to death at H.H. Tire & Battery shortly before 8:17 a.m. today. Joseph was an employee of the Estate Pearl auto repair center.
Detectives are urging anyone with information on this latest homicide to call 911, the Crime Tip Line at (340) 778-4950 or the paying anonymous tip line Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.