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Woman Injured in Bolongo Area Shooting

A woman was injured Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the Bolongo area, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Details were sketchy as of late Sunday afternoon, but VIPD Public Information Officer Glenn Dratte confirmed the incident.

“The occupants of a roll-on garbage dump truck was shot at by an oncoming vehicle traveling in the opposite direction,” Dratte said.

A female victim in the truck was grazed on the upper arm and was struck by flying glass in the face. Dratte said as of 4 p.m. Sunday the victim was not being cooperative. As per VIPD policy, the name of the injured woman was not released.

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A woman was injured Sunday in a drive-by shooting in the Bolongo area, the V.I. Police Department reported. Details were sketchy as of late Sunday afternoon, but VIPD Public Information Officer Glenn Dratte confirmed the incident. "The occupants of a roll-on garbage dump truck was shot at by an oncoming vehicle traveling in the opposite direction," Dratte said. A female victim in the truck was grazed on the upper arm and was struck by flying glass in the face. Dratte said as of 4 p.m. Sunday the victim was not being cooperative. As per VIPD policy, the name of the injured woman was not released.