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Shots Fired in Apparent Case of ‘Road Rage,’ Police Say

At least two cars were struck by bullets in a St. Thomas shooting incident the V.I. Police Department said appeared to be a case of road rage.

According to the police, at about 8:25 a.m. Friday the 911 emergency call center dispatched officers to Market Square in Charlotte Amalie on a report of shots fired.

According to the police report, the investigation revealed that an unknown person fired shots at the victim in what appears to be a case of road rage. The victim’s vehicle was impacted by gunshots, as was a parked vehicle in the vicinity.

The report did not indicate that anyone was injured by the shots.

Police classified the case as a third-degree assault.

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The VIP urged anyone with information on the incident to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extension 5556, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.

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