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Late-Night Shooting In Peters Rest Leaves 2 Injured

July 20, 2019

On July 19, 2019, at approximately 10:22 pm, the 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched units to a discharging of shots at the Cool Out Bar, Peters Rest in Christiansted.

Upon officers arrival at the scene, they made contact with an Hispanic male who sustained a gunshot wound to the right side of his chest. A handgun was found on his person.

The victim was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital and remains in serious but stable condition.

A second victim was transported to the hospital with gun shot wounds to his hand. He was treated and released.

Approximately over 70 spent casings were collected, one 9 mm handgun with one live chambered round, and one empty magazine was discovered on the scene. Three vehicles sustained gunshots in the parking lot.

This incident remains in an active investigation.

The Criminal Investigation Bureau is asking anyone with information on this shooting to contact the bureau at (340) 778-2211, Crime Stoppers VI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS, or 911.

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