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St. Croix Man Dies of Gunshot Wounds

July 04, 2020

ST. CROIX, USVI – On July 4 at about 11:48 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received reports of shots being fired in the Smithfield / Two Brothers area, just east of Walter I. M. Hodge Pavilion. Officers traveled to the scene and discovered an adult Black male who sustained multiple gunshot wounds about his body. Emergency Medical Technicians on the scene made a check of the victim and concluded that he had no vital signs.

VIPD detectives and officers respond to the Smithfield / Two Brothers area, where 23-year-old Nathaniel Heywood was shot and killed

He was identified by next of kin as 23-year-old Nathaniel Heywood of Walter I. M. Hodge Pavilion.

This case remains under active investigation. If you know something about this incident, please say something to police by calling 911, the Crime TipLine at (340) 778-4950, or anonymously to Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.

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