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Young Man Fatally Shot After Argument

Malik Davis, age 19, was shot to death in the front yard of an Estate Work and Rest home Wednesday morning, according to the V.I. Police Department.

It was the 13th homicide on St. Croix since the first of the year, the 30th in the territory.

Police were alerted to the shooting just after 9 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the police report, Davis was in the front yard of the residence with one or more individuals. Davis and at least one other individual were arguing about a horse, police said.

Police continue to investigate the shooting. Anyone with information on the crime can call detectives at 1-340-712-6031 or 1-340-712-6024, the emergency 911 dispatch center or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.

Text messages including “USVI” and the information, can be sent by text message to Crime Stoppers at CRIMES, or 274637, with V.I. in the subject.

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