St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – On Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at approximately 2:11 a.m., 911 Emergency Call Center was alerted of multiple shots fired in the area of Subbase. Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area and while
conducting an inspection, they discovered a male who had been shot. The male was transported to the Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center via ambulance for treatment.
On September 4, 2023, the victim who was identified as Shemar Coward succumbed to the injuries he sustained.
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 at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5578 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.