Man shot in leg near Jala Jala Night Club


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ST. THOMAS - A man was treated for a gunshot wound that he received on Christmas near Jala Jala Night Club on Kronprindsens Gade.

The man was taken to Schneider Hospital for treatment just after the shooting about 4 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim told police he got in an argument with another man, and the man punched him and knocked him to the ground. The man then pointed a gun at him and shot him in his right thigh, the victim told police.

V.I. Police spokeswoman Melody Rames had no further information about the shooting.

Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information can contact detectives at 712-6037, 712-6077 or 911 or call the Crime Stoppers USVI anonymous tip line at 1-800-222-8477.

- Contact Jenny Kane at 714-9102 or email jkane@dailynews.vi.

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