Shooting Near West Yam Yam Leaves 1 Man Dead, 7-Year-Old Boy Injured In Frederiksted On Sunday

VIPD Releases Dramatic Photos Of ‘Person Of Interest’ Carrying A Gun After Fatal Shooting

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department released two dramatic photos of a “person of interest” in the fatal shooting that took place at the corners of Market and King Streets late Sunday afternoon.

In the photos, a Black man with a slim build in a white t-shirt with blue jeans is seen running down King Street — with a gun in his hand, according to the VIPD.

“The VIPD has a person of interest in the shooting that occurred in downtown Frederiksted on August 16 that left 27-year-old Joseph Leonardo Clarke dead,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said tonight.

Anyone who knows who the person is in these photos is urged to call the Crime Tip Line at (340) 778-4950 or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.