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Paradise Mills Shooting Leaves Man with Minor Injury

A St. Croix man received a minor injury from a shooting episode Wednesday in the Paradise Mills area, but declined medical assistance.

According to the V.I. Police Department, at 9:32 p.m. Wednesday the 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Paradise Mills on a report of shots being fired.

Officers traveled to the area and found spent casings in the parking lot. Several vehicles in the parking lot sustained damage from the gunfire.

A short time later, officers contacted a resident of the area who had been injured in the incident. The victim said he was parking his vehicle when he heard gunshots striking his car.

The victim had been grazed by a bullet but declined medical assistance. He also said he did not know why someone would try to shoot him.

Police urged anyone with information about the incident to call 911, the Crime TipLine at 340-778-4950, or the anonymous tip services, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-221-8477

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