At about 9:25 p.m., Wednesday, an adult female told police she was the victim of an assault.
According to the V.I. Police Department, the victim reported that at around 8:37 p.m. she was getting into her vehicle on Bjerge Gade in Hospital Ground when an unknown Black male pulled his vehicle directly behind her and proceeded to honk his car horn. The victim said she motioned to the male to wait, at which point the suspect then exited his vehicle, approached the victim in her car, and hit her in the face with his fist.
Police said the suspect then allegedly drew a firearm and discharged several shots in the air. The suspect then left the area in his vehicle.
Police urged anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extension 5579 or the anonymous to service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS).