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Crime of the Week Looks at Recent Shooting, 2013 Missing Person

The anonymous tip service Crimes Stoppers USVI is offering rewards for information leading to the resolution of this week’s Crimes of the Week.

ST. THOMAS – At about 4:36 p.m. Oct. 24, the 911 dispatch center received a call reporting multiple shots being fired in the area of Four Winds Plaza. Arriving at the scene officers discovered an unresponsive male lying in the parking lot adjacent to Metro Motors.

Officers were told four other gunshot victims were at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, obtaining medical treatment. The Criminal Investigation Bureau/Major Crimes Unit was notified and traveled to both the crime scene and the hospital. The victims being treated at the hospital told police that shots were fired at about 4:18 a.m. at Four Winds Plaza, however they had no knowledge of who fired the shots.

The deceased was identified by his next of kin as 29-year-old Joseph Andrews.

ST. CROIX – On July 9, 2013, V.I. Police Department on St. Croix issued a missing person alert for Shawn Ferris David, also known as Biggs. David’s family last saw him on July 5, 2013, at his residence in Estate Mt. Pleasant, Frederiksted.

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David was 28 years old when reported missing. He is five feet, six inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He has brown eyes, a dark brown complexion and long black locks. He has a tattoo of his nickname, “Biggs,” on one arm and a snake on the other.

He was reported to have frequented Estate Mt. Pleasant, Grove Place, the Frederiksted Vegetable Market, Lagoon St. Complex and Hannah’s Rest Plaza.

Anyone with information on the Crime of the Week cases or any other crime can call Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS) or submit a tip online at www.P3tips.com or www.crimestoppersvi.org. Callers will be issued a confidential PIN and are encouraged to check back frequently for reward eligibility. Information that leads to the resolution of a crime can qualify the caller for an anonymous cash reward.

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