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BONES FOUND, SHOTS FIRED

St. Croix police discovered what appear to be human remains on Monday, buried in a shallow grave on Campo Rico Beach.
According to V.I. Police Capt. Melbourne Adams, officers received information about a possible skeleton on the beach, which is on the island’s southwest shore, at about 6 that afternoon. A few bones were uncovered, but darkness fell soon after, forcing detectives to wait until morning to make a full investigation of the area.
On Tuesday, Adams said detectives had unearthed what appeared to be human bone fragments. The remains were taken to Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital for examination. As of Tuesday evening investigators had not determined cause of death, nor whether the bones are that of a male or female. Adams said no missing persons reports have been filed recently. The investigation is continuing.
Also on Tuesday, there were two shooting incidents near the John F. Kennedy Housing Community.
Shots were first reported at about 2 p.m., but V.I. Housing Authority police and officers from the V.I.P.D. found no one hurt. A short time after, however, an unidentified person appeared at the hospital with a single gunshot wound.
About two hours later police received a second report of shots fired, this time at the Golden Rock Shopping Center. According to Adams, occupants of a grey Chevy Sprint had fired at passengers in an Acura. Both vehicles sped away in opposite directions.
Police received no reports of injuries sustained in the second incident. Adams said an investigation is under way.

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St. Croix police discovered what appear to be human remains on Monday, buried in a shallow grave on Campo Rico Beach.
According to V.I. Police Capt. Melbourne Adams, officers received information about a possible skeleton on the beach, which is on the island’s southwest shore, at about 6 that afternoon. A few bones were uncovered, but darkness fell soon after, forcing detectives to wait until morning to make a full investigation of the area.
On Tuesday, Adams said detectives had unearthed what appeared to be human bone fragments. The remains were taken to Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital for examination. As of Tuesday evening investigators had not determined cause of death, nor whether the bones are that of a male or female. Adams said no missing persons reports have been filed recently. The investigation is continuing.
Also on Tuesday, there were two shooting incidents near the John F. Kennedy Housing Community.
Shots were first reported at about 2 p.m., but V.I. Housing Authority police and officers from the V.I.P.D. found no one hurt. A short time after, however, an unidentified person appeared at the hospital with a single gunshot wound.
About two hours later police received a second report of shots fired, this time at the Golden Rock Shopping Center. According to Adams, occupants of a grey Chevy Sprint had fired at passengers in an Acura. Both vehicles sped away in opposite directions.
Police received no reports of injuries sustained in the second incident. Adams said an investigation is under way.