Kimani Perdomo Tribute Photos Released To Social Media As St. Croix Grieves Loss
CHRISTIANSTED — Photos have been released on social media as a tribute to the 16-year-old Richmond boy who was shot to death early Sunday morning.
Kimani Perdomo of John F. Kennedy Terrace was killed in a drive-by shooting just before 12;21 a.m. Sunday, according to social media accounts.
Tributes and condolences are being shared across social media timelines over the passing of St. Croix’s Perdomo. It is with a deep sense of loss that friends and families mourn their beloved one who has died unexpectedly.
It is in the spirit of this mourning that members of the St. Croix community extended their condolences to the family of Perdomo and everyone affected by his passing.
We are yet to learn about Perdomo’ funeral plans. The visitation and burial date, time, and venue will solely be announced by the family of the deceased. We have not gotten information about the schedules.
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Also no official word from Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Toby Derima about Perdomo’s homicide, nearly 35 hours after the teen’s death.
A 9-year-old girl in a nearby apartment was also grazed by a bullet in the shooting incident, according to published reports.
Police ask that anyone with information about the shooting call 911, the department’s Crime Tip Line at 340-778-4950, or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers USVI at 800-222-8477.
Perdomo’s death brings the number of homicides in the territory to 19: with 16 on St. Croix, two on St. Thomas and one on St. John.
In 2020, there were 27 homicides on St. Croix, 20 on St. Thomas and none on St. John.