St. Thomas Man Shot During Robbery Scuffle

A man on St. Thomas was robbed at gunpoint and shot during a scuffle with the gunman, the V.I. Police Department reported Saturday.

VIPD was dispatched to Roy Schneider Medical Center Thursday in response to a gunshot victim, according to the police report.

The victim stated that while sitting in his vehicle in the area of Frenchtown, he was approached by a male dressed in black wearing a face covering, who then pointed a gun in his face while removing the victim’s jewelry from his hands and neck. The victim stated there was a struggle between him and the suspect, and the weapon was fired, leaving him with a wound to his left leg. The victim stated that he does not know who the suspect is or who is responsible, the police report stated.

This case is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with any additional information regarding this case is urged to contact 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau Detective S. Donastorg at (340)774-2211, ext. 5610 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1(800)222-TIPS.

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