St. Croix police seek man suspected of firing a gun at mother of his child
Published: September 21, 2013
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ST. CROIX - Police are asking the community to help them locate a man they said fired shots Wednesday morning.
V.I. Police spokeswoman Melody Rames said Friday that detectives assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit have issued a wanted poster for Shamal Riviere, who is wanted in connection with an incident that has been classified as first-degree reckless endangerment.
Police said Riviere was involved in an argument with the mother of his child in Little Fountain about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and pulled out a handgun and fired shots in the direction of the woman and her family members. No one was injured by the gunfire, Rames said.
Riviere, 23, is described as being 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has a brown complexion, brown eyes, a mustache and shoulder-length black hair.
Rames said Riviere is known to frequent the Estate Belvedere, Sion Farm and Campo Rico areas.
Anyone with information about where Riviere may be can contact detectives at 712-6037, 712-6077 or 911. Residents also can 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.