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Man Dead After He Sustained a Gunshot Wound During an Altercation

St. Croix, USVI - On August 2, 2023, at approximately 6:05 p.m. the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a gunshot victim in the vicinity of #5 F La Grande Princess. Upon the arrival of the responding officers, they came upon a black male who was laying on the ground with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head.

Emergency Medical Technicians were on scene and determined that the male had no sign of life. The victim was later identified as 35-years-old Sheldon Liburd.

Investigation disclosed that Mr. Liburd was involved in a physical altercation with another male. During the altercation, Mr. Liburd sustained a single gunshot wound and succumbed to the injury.

Investigation continues into this matter. Anyone with information is urged to call 911, CIB Tipline at (340) 778-4850 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.


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