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Man Shot In The Leg During Early Morning Shooting In Water Gut

March 29, 2019

On Friday, March 29, 2019, at around 4:50 am, a call came into the 911 Emergency Call Center of multiple discharging of shots in Christiansted, in the vicinity of the Water Gut.

Officers responded and discovered that a black male individual was shot in the ankle.

The victim stated that he was walking in the area of Water Gut when someone called his name and started discharging shots at him. He started running and later discovered that he was shot in the ankle.

The victim was transported to the Juan F Luis Hospital by ambulance for treatment.

No suspects or vehicle descriptions were given to the investigators.

This incident is under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Bureau.

Call the CIB at (340) 778-2211, Crime Stoppers USVI at 1 800 222-TIPS or 911.

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