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CIB Investigating Attempted Murder Incident in Castle Coakley

Christiansted, St. Croix - On July 2, 2022, at about 8:18 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center notified VIPD officers that a gunshot victim arrived at the Juan F. Luis hospital. Detectives along with Forensic personnel, traveled to the hospital where they observed a White 325i BMW parked in front the hospital, with the rear seat covered in blood.

Investigators learned that the victim was assaulted by two individuals who first shot the victim and when he was on the ground, the other suspect ran over him with his vehicle, in the Castle Coakley area, in Christiansted.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to both upper arms, chin, puncture on his chest, and lacerations on his face and hands. The victim remains stable but guarded condition.

Both suspects fled the area. The CIB detectives are currently working on this case. Anyone with information on this incident or any other, to call the CIB Tip-Line at (340) 778 4950, (340) 712 6092, Crime- Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS or 911.


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