According to police, at about 11 p.m. Aug. 1 police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of the Nisky Center intersection.
At the scene, officers located a black male who had been injured by gunshot. Police said the victim, whose name was not released by the VIPD, told the officers he did not know who shot him. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.
St. Thomas/St. John Chief of Police Steven Phillip urged anyone in the community with information about the incident o call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extension 5608, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477.