Shots were fired at a man on St. Thomas while driving through Nadir, the V.I. Police Department reported Monday.
Officers and detectives were dispatched to Schneider Regional Medical Center on Sunday after a man came to the ER reporting injuries to his right leg, according to the police report.
The victim stated that while driving through Nadir at about 12:00 a.m., he heard several gunshots being fired. The victim stated that while passing the area, he fell off his bike but jumped back on and simply left the area. When he got home, he felt a pain in his right leg and then he noticed there was blood on his leg. The victim stated that he first assumed it was from his fall but upon closer observation, he, along with a family member, noticed a hole in his ankle and decided it would be best to go to the hospital for treatment, the police report stated.
Injuries have yet to be confirmed, police said.
This case is still presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with any additional information regarding this case is urged to contact 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau Detective S. Donastorg at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5610 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1(800) 222-TIPS (8477).