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No Suspects In Fatal Shooting

July 25, 2006 – Jhabob Christopher, 21, was shot to death Monday in front of his Estate Thomas, St. Thomas house.
"The information we have is very sketchy," Police Department spokeswoman Shawna K. Richards said Tuesday.
She said there are no suspects.
According to a news release issued by the Police Department, Christopher and his mother were leaving their house when a black male wearing dark clothing and a black cap approached the victim and began shooting. The suspect allegedly fired four or five shots before fleeting on foot.
Officers responding at 7:22 p.m. to a shooting report found Christopher's body lying in the road.
Preliminary police reports indicate he received multiple gunshots to the body.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy will be done to determine cause of death.
Richards said she had no more information on the suspect, who is a St. Thomas native.
The Police Department has asked for help from the public.
"The failure of witnesses to come forward permits the perpetrators of these crimes to remain on the streets and free to engage in further criminal activity," Sgt. Roberto Lima, who supervises the Major Crime Unit, said in the news release.
Police asked that anyone with information on this crime call the Major Crime Unit on St. Thomas at 715-5534 or 715-5546. They may also call the hotline at 715-5544.
On St. Croix, call the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 778-2211, extensions 6031, 6033, 6037, or 6082 or the hotline at 778-4950.
Residents of both districts can call 911 if they have information.
All information is kept in confidence.

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