St. John, USVI - On Saturday, April 8, 2023, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the Leander Jurgen Command officers were dispatched to Cruz Bay in the area of the Post Office in reference to a male that was shot.
Upon the officers arrival, contact was made with a male who stated that he and his co-workers were walking towards the Cruz Bay Dock, and while walking in the area of the Post Office in Cruz Bay, an unknown male approached him armed with a firearm demanding
his belongings. The male stated that he got into a physical altercation with the unknown male which resulted in him being shot. The male stated that the unknown male took his belongings and fled the area in an unknown direction.
This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, Detective Jermaine Carty or Detective Shikima Rhymer of the Criminal
Investigation Bureau at (340) 693-8880, ext. 5207, (340) 774-2211, ext. 5572 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.