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Shooting Incident on Raphune Hill

A man injured by a gunshot on Raphune Hill early Wednesday was treated and released at the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

At 1:50 a.m., officers responded to a report of a gunshot victim seeking treatment at the hospital. The victim, whose name was not released by police, told officers he’d been traveling up Raphune Hill on his scooter when he heard shots being fired. He hopped off of his scooter and ran into the bushes to call 911.

The victim, who sustained one gunshot wound to his leg, was unable to provide any information on the make or model of the vehicle that fired after him, nor any reason as to anyone wanting to shoot him.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call the Major Crimes Unit at 340-714- 923 ext. 5617, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-714-9807 ext. 5556, the Office of the Chief of Police at 340-774-2211, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI at 800-222-8477 FREE.

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