82.1 F
Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, November 26, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesMan Fatally Shot in Christiansted Nightclub

Man Fatally Shot in Christiansted Nightclub

A man walked into a Christiansted nightclub late Saturday, walked up to a man providing security, and shot him repeatedly before fleeing, according to witnesses.

Ecliff James, 32, was declared dead Saturday night, according to a release from the Virgin Islands Police Department. It was the 33rd homicide this year in the territory, the 18th on St. Croix.

According to Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives investigating the shooting, James was reportedly providing security at Club 54.

Police were called to the scene at about 11 p.m. Saturday. Officers and forensic technicians processed the scene and conducted interviews.

Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)
Advertising (skip)

Anyone with any information related to this murder is urged to call detectives or Crime Stoppers USVI.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




7 COMMENTS

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.