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VIPD Reports Coki Beach Shooting Incident

Law enforcement personnel responded to two gunshot victims at the Schneider Regional Medical Center Saturday at approximately 5 p.m., the V.I. Police Department reported.

The victims shared with police that earlier on the same day, there was an altercation between two individuals on Coki Point Beach, according to the police report. During the altercation, one of the two individuals discharged gunshots, which left two males injured, according to the police report.

One of the victims sustained five gunshot wounds to his lower extremities and another sustained a single gunshot wound to his right foot, the police report stated.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extensions 5553, 5554, 5555, or 5577, the Chief’s office at 340-715-5546, the Commissioner’s office at 340-715-5506, 911 or the anonymous tip service Crime Stoppers V.I. at 800-222-8477.

The VIPD assures the public that all tips will be kept confidential, and contributors may remain anonymous.

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