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CIB Investigate Shooting Of Gunshot Wound Victim After Being Found On The Roadway

April 14, 2019

Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas USVI - On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 1:39 am, Central Dispatch received a call about shots being fired in the area of Banco Popular Altona between the roadways of Veteran’s Drive and Harwood Highway.

Patrol units traveled to the scene and confirmed with Central Dispatch that a male was laying close to a bicycle; he appeared to be unresponsive.

The victim was transported by ambulance to the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital for a medical evaluation.

Detectives arrived at the hospital and made contact with medical staff who stated that the unknown victim was unresponsive and had sustained a gunshot wound to the head.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5579 or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1 800 222-TIPS.

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