VIPD Identifies Victim of Firehouse Homicide

The V.I. Police Department on Friday identified the victim in a Thursday night shooting death in Charlotte Amalie, as detectives continue investigating the homicide.

Gregory Benson Louis, 50, was a supervisor at the Hotel Company fire station in Charlotte Amalie. Louis was shot and killed Thursday night.

According to police, he was seated on a bench outside the fire station when he was shot in the back of the head at about 7:30 p.m. He was declared dead on the scene by emergency medical technicians.

The Criminal Investigations Division is following the case, and urged anyone with information to call 340-774-2211, the 911 emergency call center, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers VI, at 1-800-222-8477.

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