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Six Injured in STX Shooting

Six people were injured, one seriously, when shooting broke out Sunday night at an event called Floattopia near the Fort Frederik Beach in Frederiksted.

According to the V.I. Police Department, at 9:27 p.m. Sunday, 911 received numerous calls of shots fired at the beach event.

Officers have identified six victims who sustained gunshot wounds. All identified victims were transported in the Juan Luis Hospital in private vehicles for treatment.

Five of the six sustained non- life-threatening injuries. One of the victims, who sustained a gunshot wound to shoulder, was to be airlifted to mainland for further medical treatment, the VIPD said in a Monday morning news release.

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This incident is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call the Criminal Investigating Bureau at 340-778-2211, the 911 call center or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS.)

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  1. Rasta Man! Wha ya talking about? Da white man make up only 15 percent of da population in da VI. Dat include Arab, Danish, Frechies, and people from da states. Da black people make up 76 percent of da population in da VI! Why should da white man stop dem? Who in charge ? Ain’t it our own black people? We need to stop ourselves and not wait for da white people! White people ain’t killing our people! We are. Da black man. We need to give jack he jacket, Mon. Stop blaming da white man for dis mess. We need to blame ourself. Yo don’t think? Well den.

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Six people were injured, one seriously, when shooting broke out Sunday night at an event called Floattopia near the Fort Frederik Beach in Frederiksted. According to the V.I. Police Department, at 9:27 p.m. Sunday, 911 received numerous calls of shots fired at the beach event. Officers have identified six victims who sustained gunshot wounds. All identified victims were transported in the Juan Luis Hospital in private vehicles for treatment. Five of the six sustained non- life-threatening injuries. One of the victims, who sustained a gunshot wound to shoulder, was to be airlifted to mainland for further medical treatment, the VIPD said in a Monday morning news release. This incident is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call the Criminal Investigating Bureau at 340-778-2211, the 911 call center or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS.)