Police are investigating reports of a shooting that has led to the wounding of an unidentified male victim on Tortola.
The reported gunshot victim is now receiving treatment at hospital, our news centre has been told.
The Information Unit of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said they receive a “report from the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital of a male arriving with what appeared to be a gunshot wound”.
“Police responded and made inquiries that led them to Purcell Estate. Investigations into the matter are ongoing,” RVIPF Information Officer Akia Thomas told BVI News.
The incident is reported to have happened early Sunday morning, May 31.
The extent of the victim’s injuries are not yet known but BVI News will provide more information as it becomes available.