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Shooting In Gallows Bay Leaves One Dead

December 08, 2018

On December 8, 2018, at approximately 11:51 am, 911 received a call of a shooting in Gallows Bay, Christiansted, in the vicinity of the Gallows Bay Hardware Store.

Officers and Emergency Medical Personnel responded and discovered an unresponsive black male individual lying on the ground. Medical attendants were unable to resuscitate the victim.

Preliminary investigation revealed that this incident was a targeted shooting. The victim was approached by more than one unknown individual, discharging multiple shots directly at the victim to flee the area afterwards.

Detectives are following up on leads to track the suspect.

The deceased, 26-year-old Eustace Shillingford, was identified by next of kin .

This investigation is active and the CIB is asking anyone with information to please call them at (340) 778-2211, Crime Stoppers VI at 1 (800) 222 TIPS or 911.

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