78.5 F
Charlotte Amalie
Friday, September 17, 2021
HomeNewsPolice & CourtsSTT Man Treated for Wound After Being Shot by Stranger

STT Man Treated for Wound After Being Shot by Stranger

Police officers converge on the scene of a shooting in Anna’s Fancy. (VIPD Photo by Emmet Prevost/All Ah We TV)

A man leaving a St. Thomas bar shortly before midnight Tuesday was shot be an unknown man and treated for his injury at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, the V.I. Police Department reported.

The victim’s name was not released in accordance with the department’s policy.

According to police, at 11:57 p.m. July 20 the 911 emergency call center dispatched officers to Rosa’s Bar in Anna’s Fancy to a report of a gunshot victim. Officers were subsequently notified that the gunshot victim was being transported to the Schneider Regional Medical Center via private vehicle.

The 38-year-old male victim told police that as he was leaving the establishment, he was approached by an unknown Black male, described as slim, 6 feet tall with a white T-shirt covering his face, who drew a firearm and shot at him. The victim said he drew his own, licensed, firearm and returned fire at the suspect.

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

The victim sustained a gunshot wound to left shoulder, and was listed in stable condition at the hospital.

Police urged anyone with information about the case to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extension 5579, the Crime TipLine at 340-778-4950, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS). Reports to Crime Stoppers that help resolve a crime can earn the caller an anonymous cash reward.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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.





Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

Timeline Photos ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

Shouldn’t the VI Government also publish a list of people whose tax refund checks are delinquent? People the government owes. Seems only fair.

It would be nice if this was an actual link and not a screenshot

Here's one that should work for you: ltg.gov.vi/departments/property-tax-delinquency-list/

This would be a good opportunity for current and returning Virgin Islanders to buy homes without a huge mortgage

Nice, let people get robbed by Wapa, high cost of food, but when they can’t pay taxes, sell their homes to some rich statesiders! 🤯🤬

The link may not work, but the Avis has published this three times in the last seven days. Ya know what? The animal shelter will be happy for all the extra this month cause that’s what this is worth. You own this property, pay your flipping taxes. Bitch about WAPA but at the same time remember you also have some of the cheapest property tax in the the US

Jane, we just recently received our refund … surprisingly, with interest!

The link does not work.

View more comments

Load more
Print Friendly, PDF & Email