A man was shot and killed while sitting in his pickup truck in Estate Glynn, Thursday evening according to police. A 911 call came in around 8:14 p.m. and police were dispatched to Estate Glynn, by the Cockpit bar. Officers found a black male individual, later identified as 63-year old Ralph Skerrit, in the driver seat of his pick-up truck with multiple gunshots wounds to his upper body and several shell casings next to the truck.
Skerrit is the 33rd individual murdered in the territory this year.
Skerrit was taken to Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital where he later died from his injuries. Forensic Officers and members from the Criminal Investigations Unit, processed the scene and checked the area for suspects and witnesses but had negative results.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident or others to call the Chiefs office at 340 778 2211 the Criminal Investigations Bureau at 340 712 6092 911 or the Anonymous tips line Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477