80.3 F
Charlotte Amalie
Thursday, June 30, 2022
HomeNewsLocal newsPolice Find Shooting Victim in Mutual Homes Apartment

Police Find Shooting Victim in Mutual Homes Apartment

Police on Thursday discovered the body of a man who had been shot to death. The body was found in the living room of the man’s apartment.

The victim was identified by next of kin as 29-year-old Akuojo J. Jackman.

According to the V.I. Police Department, at 10:44 a.m. a citizen came into the Francis Command Police Station in Frederiksted to make a missing person report. Officers then made a welfare check at the victim’s apartment at Mutual Homes Apartment Grove Place, where they discovered an unresponsive black male lying on the apartment’s living room floor.

The victim appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body. EMS and medical attendants checked for vital signs, with negative results.

Advertising (skip)

Jackman’s vehicle, a blue Mazda 3, was missing from the parking lot of the victim’s apartment building.

The Criminal Investigations Bureau asked anyone with information about the case to call the CIB TipLine at 469-475-3871, the VIPD at 340-778-2211, the 911 call center, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.

STAY CONNECTED

20,771FansLike
4,758FollowersFollow
Police on Thursday discovered the body of a man who had been shot to death. The body was found in the living room of the man's apartment. The victim was identified by next of kin as 29-year-old Akuojo J. Jackman. According to the V.I. Police Department, at 10:44 a.m. a citizen came into the Francis Command Police Station in Frederiksted to make a missing person report. Officers then made a welfare check at the victim’s apartment at Mutual Homes Apartment Grove Place, where they discovered an unresponsive black male lying on the apartment's living room floor. The victim appeared to have sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body. EMS and medical attendants checked for vital signs, with negative results. Jackman's vehicle, a blue Mazda 3, was missing from the parking lot of the victim’s apartment building. The Criminal Investigations Bureau asked anyone with information about the case to call the CIB TipLine at 469-475-3871, the VIPD at 340-778-2211, the 911 call center, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.