A 21-year-old Crucian man was shot in the leg Wednesday night while walking in Hodge Housing Community, the V.I. Police Department reported.
According to police, the 911 center received a report of the incident at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday. At the scene, officers found the victim, whose name was not released by police.
The victim told officers that he had been walking up the stairs to his apartment when someone shot at him. The victim was transported to the JFL Hospital by ambulance.
As of Thursday afternoon, his gunshot wound was listed as stable. The officers searched the the area for suspects but did not find anything.
The the Criminal Investigation Bureau is investigating the case and urged anyone with information to call CIB at 340-778-2211, the 911 call center, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.