An unknown man fired shots into a car Sunday morning in Liliandahl and Marienhoj, grazing the occupant in his chest, according to the V.I. Police Department.
Officers were informed of the incident a few minutes after 6 a.m. The male victim said he and his girlfriend were in their car getting ready to back into the driveway when he noticed a masked man standing in front of the vehicle. The man fired at least four shots into the windshield of the vehicle, then fled on foot in a northeast direction.
The male victim said he did to know who the suspect was or why anyone would want to harm him.
The suspect was described as wearing gray pants and a gray shirt with his face covered by a ski mask. The male victim was grazed across his chest by a bullet.
Detectives of the Criminal Investigation Bureau are following up on the case, which is being considered a first-degree assault.