Three Injured in Castle Coakley

Three people were treated for gunshot wounds Sunday at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital following a Sunday morning shooting in the Castle Coakley area of St. Croix.

Castle Coakley was the location of a fatal shooting less than 24 hours earlier.

At about 9:40 a.m. Sunday, the 911 call center received several reports of gun shots being fired in Castle Coakley. At the scene, officers discovered spent casings. They were also told that the victims were taken to Luis hospital in private vehicles.

Detectives were notified at the hospital of three gunshot victims. All three victims, two males and one female, are in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. One of the victims is a minor, and one victim has to be airlifted for further medical treatment.

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V.I. Police Department policy is not to identify victims unless there are fatalities.

Less than 24 hours earlier, shortly after noon, on Saturday, a man was shot and killed in the Castle Coakley area. Details of that incident, including the name of the victim, were not available as of noon Sunday.

Police urged anyone with information to call 911, the Crime Tip Line at 340-778-4950 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.

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