CIB Investigating Tuesday Night Shooting in Estate Bethlehem Village, One Injured

Multiple gunshots were reported fired within Estate Bethlehem Village (Harvey Project) on Tuesday night at 9:01 p.m., according to the 911 Call Center.

When detectives arrived at the scene, they spoke with a man who sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his back, legs, and elbow, the V.I. Police Department reported. The officers treated the victim on the scene, and he was later taken by ambulance to the Juan F. Luis Hospital, police said. He was treated for his gunshot wounds and remains in the hospital in stable condition, they said.

At the scene, detectives found multiple shell casings, and there was damage to exterior walls on some of the apartments, the report stated. Forensics collected multiple high-power rifle spent casings, it said.

The Virgin Islands Criminal Investigation Bureau is asking anyone with information on this shooting to please call CIB on St. Croix at 340-712-6082, 340-778-4950, 911, or Crime Stoppers VI.