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Man Shot Dead in Fortuna

An unidentified man was found shot dead Monday night at Fortuna Beach. The V.I. Police Department received reports of shots fired just before 9 p.m.

Upon arrival to the scene, officers found an unresponsive Hispanic man lying face up. The man was wearing a blue “Air Jordan” T-shirt, blue three-quarter denim shorts, black socks and sneakers. He was lying on the sand and officers saw what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

This case is presently under investigation by the Homicide Task Force. Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the task force at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5617 or 5554. You can also call 911, Crime Stoppers V.I., the commissioner’s office at (340) 715-5506 and the chief’s office at (340) 715-5548.

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