On July 20, at approximately 11:57 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Rosa’s Bar in Anna’s Fancy to a report of a gunshot victim. Officers were subsequently notified that the gunshot victim was being transported to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center via private vehicle.
The 38-year-old male victim reported to police that as he was leaving the establishment, he was approached by an unknown Black male, described as slim, 6 feet in height, with a white t-shirt covering his face, who drew a firearm and shot at him. The victim also stated that he drew his own licensed firearm and returned fire at the suspect. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to left shoulder, and was listed in stable condition at the hospital.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is urged to contact police by calling 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 extension 5579, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.