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Major Crime Investigate Late-Night Fatal Shooting Of Hispanic Male

April 18, 2019

Charlotte Amalie, St.Thomas - On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at approximately 10:12 pm, a citizen reported shots fired in the area of Contant.

Shortly thereafter, another citizen reported that a male sustained gunshot wounds and he was being transported to the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Upon arrival, medical staff rendered aid to the victim but he succumbed to his injuries at approximately 10:51 pm.

Next of kin identified the male as 37-year-old Hector Castano Estrella Jr.

This incident is presently under investigation by the Major Crime Unit.

Any person having information regarding this incident, please call the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211, 911 or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1 800 222-TIPS .

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