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Shooting Leads to Suspect Chase on the Melvin H. Evans Highway

Frederiksted, St. Croix - On Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 8:05 p.m., a patrol unit was flagged down by an individual, who stated their vehicle was shot at near the William Roebuck Industrial Park entrance on the Melvin H. Evans Highway while heading eastbound.

The patrol unit was able to locate and pursue the suspect’s vehicle, a blue car occupied by just the male suspect, who led police on a high-speed chase on the highway heading east. The chase came to an end when the suspect crashed into a vehicle with two victims by the intersection at East Airport Road. The suspect immediately abandoned the blue car and escaped into nearby bushes and evaded police.

The victims involved in the accident were transported to JFL for observation and treatment. No injuries were reported from the victim of the shooting.

This incident is being investigated by the Criminal Investigation Bureau Detectives. Anyone with information please call the CIB Tip Line at (340) 778-4850, (340) 712-6092, Crime Stopper V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477) or 911.


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