One injured in Mutual Homes shooting
Published: February 5, 2013
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ST. CROIX - Police are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday evening and left one person injured in Mutual Homes housing community.
V.I. Police spokeswoman Melody Rames said Monday that detectives with the Criminal Investigation Bureau are continuing to look for a possible motive and circumstances surrounding the non-fatal shooting of the man.
According to the emergency blotter, a list of calls reported to emergency dispatchers, someone called 911 just before 8 p.m. Sunday and reported that shots had been fired and then reported that someone had been injured.
Rames said the victim told police he was standing on the steps of building 39 just a few minutes before 8 p.m. when he heard two shots ring out and was shot in the buttocks. The victim said he did not know who shot him, according to Rames, and he was taken to Luis Hospital for treatment.
Anyone with information about the shooting can call police at 911 or call the confidential tip line at Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477.
- Contact reporter Fiona Stokes at 714-9149 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.