St. Thomas, USVI - On Friday, August 18, 2023, at approximately 2:24 p.m., 911 Emergency Call Center transmitted that a male reported to a bystander that a male shot him to the back of his head after they had a verbal altercation in the
area of Bjerge Gade. Upon arrival, preliminary investigation revealed that the victim suffered an injury to the rear right side of his head. The victim was transported to the Roy Lester Schneider hospital for treatment. Contact was later made with
the Emergency Room doctor who stated that the victim suffered a laceration to the back of his head. There was no further information supporting a gunshot wound.
Any persons having information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5576/5572, 911, Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1 (800) 222-TIPS, the Chief’s Office at (340) 715-5548 or the Commissioner’s
Office at (340) 715-5506.