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CIB Investigating Downtown Shooting

June 13, 2019

Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas - On Thursday, June 13, 2019, at approximately 10:22 pm, the 911 Emergency Call Center Dispatched patrol units to the area of the Chicken Fry Kronprindsens Gade in regards to a gunshot victim.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau also traveled to the area of the Chicken Fry.

The victim was transported via ambulance from the area of the Chicken Fry to the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital.

Detectives, Crime Scene Technicians and patrol officers also traveled to the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital.

The victim stated that he was walking eastward on the side walk area of the Jewish Cemetery, which is also adjacent to the Western Cemetery, when he observed a vehicle drove by heading east, and multiple shots were discharged from the vehicle as it drove passed him. Consequently, he sustained a gunshot wound to his back.

This case is being investigated 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. 5556 or Crime Stoppers VI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.

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