87.5 F
Charlotte Amalie
Friday, August 12, 2022
HomeNewsArchivesOne Dead, One Wounded in Smith Bay Shooting

One Dead, One Wounded in Smith Bay Shooting

May 18, 2009 — Police responding to a call of shots fired Sunday night found one man dead and another wounded in the area of Lakes Chicken Fry and the Lexus Night Club in Smith Bay.
The shooting occurred around 11:18 p.m. Sunday, according to a V.I. Police Department news release. One victim was found lying on the walkway to Lexus Night Club. Emergency medical technicians examined him and said he had no vital signs. His body was transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center.
Meanwhile, a second gunshot victim was also taken to the hospital. The man told Major Crimes detectives that he had heard several shots being fired in the area, and realized later that he had been hit. The man was hit once in the back, according to Police Chief Rodney Querrard. (To hear the chief's report, click here.)
The investigation into the case is ongoing. Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to call the VIPD's Criminal Investigation Bureau at 715-5522 or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Back Talk Share your reaction to this news with other Source readers. Please include headline, your name and city and state/country or island where you reside.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
Load more
May 18, 2009 -- Police responding to a call of shots fired Sunday night found one man dead and another wounded in the area of Lakes Chicken Fry and the Lexus Night Club in Smith Bay.
The shooting occurred around 11:18 p.m. Sunday, according to a V.I. Police Department news release. One victim was found lying on the walkway to Lexus Night Club. Emergency medical technicians examined him and said he had no vital signs. His body was transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center.
Meanwhile, a second gunshot victim was also taken to the hospital. The man told Major Crimes detectives that he had heard several shots being fired in the area, and realized later that he had been hit. The man was hit once in the back, according to Police Chief Rodney Querrard. (To hear the chief's report, click here.)
The investigation into the case is ongoing. Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to call the VIPD's Criminal Investigation Bureau at 715-5522 or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS.
Back Talk Share your reaction to this news with other Source readers. Please include headline, your name and city and state/country or island where you reside.