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Police officer shot on Virgin Gorda | RVIPF launch probe

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has launched a probe into an incident in which a police officer was shot on Virgin Gorda on Friday, April 17.

The policeman was reportedly shot in the leg while in the Spring Bay area of the sister island.

Information Officier for the RVIPF, Akia Thomas, told BVI News that the cop has since been transported to the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital on Tortola where he is being treated.

“An investigation has commenced in the matter,” Thomas told our news centre.

No further details about the incident have been provided but BVI News will continue to follow this developing story.

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  1. Shot himself says:

    Maybe this is why they didn’t take their guns to the robbery… They end up shooting themselves…

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  2. I tell ya says:

    Police and Theif in de streets

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  3. Ok says:

    Sounds like he shoot himself by mistake. So why the cap was off in the first place. If they don’t know how to use these weapons, what they doing with them? Suppose he had shoot somebody else

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  4. Lord have mercy says:

    BVI coming a wild wild west now, Giving cops guns to shoot us down.

    • Hmm says:

      Police have guns to protect themselves and to protect the public. There is hot headed people out here with no good intentions especially towards the police. Why should they not be armed to protect them self? Think!

  5. Ok then.. says:

    Now they launching probe. But when officers obviously used tasers inappropriately against the public, no probe was launched. They say if premier want to question it, let him question it. Ok then.

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    • Stfu says:

      We on lockdown. That boy had no right to leave the house to go anywhere. Stay he a** home. Corona virus out here killing people and he want to leave house? You ignorant people need to think before you let out hot air.

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