Police on Wednesday reported that they were looking for 20-year-old Antonio “Soda” Gooding in connection to a homicide that occurred on June 6, 2019 at Coki Point Beach.
Gooding is a black male who stands six feet tall and weighs 130 pounds.
The VIPD urged anyone who knows Gooding’s whereabouts to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 ext. 5554 or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477.
On June 7, the VIPD reported that the victim of the June 6 Coki Point homicide was identified by next of kin as 27-year-old Clement Alturo King III. According to police, at about 8:57 p.m. June 6 the 911 call center received a report of shots fired in the Coki Point area. The caller said a person might have been shot.
Units from the Mariel C. Newton Command and units from the Criminal Investigation Bureau traveled to Coki Point, where the body of an unresponsive black male, later identified as King, was discovered in the roadway, near the “Feed Shop.”
The man appeared to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds about his body. Emergency medical technicians were on scene and concluded that King did not have any vital signs.