A man who appeared to be shot in the back with a shotgun was taken to Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center for treatment Tuesday night, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Officers found the victim after they were dispatched around 10 p.m. Tuesday to a report of shots fired and man down near a residence in Gamble Norsidevej on St. Thomas, according to a press release.
The victim stated he did not see who shot him, police said.
This case is currently under investigation. Anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to contact police by calling 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extension 5608, anonymously to Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS). “Remember, if you see something, say something,” police said.