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CIB Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting In Mutual Homes, Grove Place

July 28, 2019

Frederiksted, St. Croix USVI - On July 27, 2019, at around 7:43 pm, the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired in Mutual Homes, Grove Place and a man down.

Upon officers and Detectives arrival, they found the lifeless body of a Black rasta male later identified as Taheem “Debo” Samuel, 20-years-old of Mutual Homes.

His body was found outside of bldg 33.

Detectives canvassed the area in an attempt to locate possible witnesses with negative results.

Samuel sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

He was identified by a family member.

No motive has been established for this shooting,

The CIB is asking anyone in the community having information about this crime to please contact the Virgin Islands Police Department at (340) 778-2211, Crime Stoppers USVI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS or 911.

This shooting is currently under investigation by the CIB.

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