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CIB Investigates Discharging of Shots Incident that Left Victim Injured

St. Thomas, USVI - On Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at approximately 1:30 p.m., patrol officers of the Richard Callwood Command were dispatched to the area of Kronprindsends Gade and Nye Nordsidevej, adjacent to the Virgin Islands Department of Labor, regarding a discharge of a firearm incident. Upon their arrival, a preliminary investigation was conducted of the area and contact was made with management of Department of Labor concerning the status of their employees. Upon contacting management, the officers were informed that none of their employees were injured, although the building sustained some damage.

Patrol and investigation units were then dispatched to the Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center Emergency Room (RLSRMCER) after receiving a report that there was a gun shot victim at that location. Upon arrival contact was made with the victim who explained that while in the area of Nye Nordsidevej they heard several firearms being discharged and sustained injury at which time they were transported to the RLSRMCER by private vehicle for medical attention.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Any persons having information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211, ext. 5576/5572. Contact can also be made to 911, Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS, the Chief’s Office at (340) 715-5548 or the Commissioner’s Office at (340) 715-5506.


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