On Sunday, February 16, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Central Dispatch received a call of shots fired in the area of Oswald Harris Court, St. Thomas.
According to the VIPD, units from the Richard N. Callwood Command and units from the Criminal Investigation Bureau were dispatched to Oswald Harris Court, where they located a vehicle with two (2) unresponsive black males inside. The males appeared to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds on their bodies.
Emergency Medical Technicians, who were on the scene, concluded that the males did not have any vital signs; the males were identified by next of kin as 23-year-old Carlos Ingles and 25-year-old Endry Montero Bacili.
On Sunday, March 29, 2020, at about 7:45 p.m., the 911 emergency call center was notified of shots fired in Estate Barren Spot, St.Croix.
According to VIPD officers, upon arrival to the area, they discovered a vehicle in the roadway and the driver with several gunshot wounds to the body. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as 23-year-old Luis Perez of Castle Burke, was transported to the Gov. Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital for treatment and later succumbed to his injuries.
These incidents are being investigated by the VIPD Major Crime Unit. Anyone with information about these homicides is urged to call the Crime Stoppers USVI Tip Line at 1-800-222-8477 or submit an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com or www.crimestoppersvi.org. Tips to Crime Stoppers that lead to the resolution of a case can qualify the caller for an anonymous cash reward.