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Man Treated for Gunshot Wound in Gallows Bay Incident

A man was treated on Sunday at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital for a gunshot wound he received in an incident involving four masked gunmen at Gallows Bay, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to VIPD, at 5:07 p.m., Jan. 17, the 911 emergency call center dispatched officers to a discharging of shots in the Gallows Bay business district. Officers traveled to the area and found a Black male with a gunshot injury.

The victim, whose name was not released by police in accordance with department policy, was transported to the hospital via ambulance for treatment of a gunshot wound to his lower torso, and later released, police said.

The investigation into this incident revealed that a silver 4-door Suzuki sedan, which was occupied by four male individuals wearing clown masks, drove up to the victim and fired multiple shots at him, according to the police report.

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Detectives are urging anyone with additional information about the incident to call 911, the Crime Tip Line at 340-778-4950 or to the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS).

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