Another young man was killed Sunday night by multiple gunshots, according to the V.I. Police Department.
The victim was identified by next of kin as 22-year-old Vascott David. It was the 14th homicide on St. Thomas since the beginning of the year, the 24th in the territory.
According to police, at 11:23 p.m. Sunday officers from the Richard N. Callwood Command responded to a report of a gunshot victim in the area of Estate Lerkenlund. At the sceneofficers found an unresponsive black male with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds about his body.
The man, who was pronounced dead on the scene by medical attendants, was later identified as David.
Police urged anyone with information about the incident to call the Major Crime Unit at 340-774-2211 ext. 5579 and 5557, the St. Thomas Chief’s Office at 340-715-5548, the 911 call center, or the anonymoustip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.