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Crime / News / Virgin Islands / June 15, 2019

ST. CROIX — A 37-year-old man was shot multiple times in the upper body in the wee hours of Saturday morning, resulting in his death, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced today.

The 911 emergency call center received notification of the shooting at about 3:30 a.m. outside Joanna’s Bar in La Grande Princesse, which is located across from Quality Subs. The victim was rushed to the Juan F. Luis Hospital via ambulance, but succumbed to his injuries at the medial facility, after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.

The deceased was identified by next of kin as 37-year-old Carlos Enriquez Diaz.

The V.I.P.D. said an active investigation was launched into the homicide by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Persons with information about the incident are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers USVI with an anonymous tip here.


Feature image: Joanna’s Bar in La Grande Princesse (Ernice Gilbert, VIC)


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