4 Men In Clown Masks Shoot St. Croix Man In Gallows Bay Business District On Sunday
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was shot after a silver sedan with four men wearing clown masks drove-up to him and opened fire on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to a discharging of shots in the Gallows Bay business district at 5:07 p.m. Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
Officers traveled to the area and found a Black male with a gunshot injury, according to the VIPD.
The injured man was taken to the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center by ambulance for treatment of a gunshot wound to his lower torso, and later released, police said.
“The investigation into this incident revealed that a silver four-door Suzuki sedan, which was occupied by four male individuals wearing clown masks, drove up on the victim and fired multiple shots at him,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.
Detectives are urging anyone with additional information about this incident to call 911, the Crime Tip Line at (340) 778-4950, or anonymously to Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-8477.
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