One male suspect has been taken into custody in connection to Monday night’s shooting in Old Plantation on the eastern end of Tortola.
Police did not disclose the identity of the suspect or that of his reported victim who is still in critical condition at Peebles Hospital.
The gunshot victim who police said is a resident of Fat Hog’s Bay was reportedly shot in the chest, BVI News understands.
“The details surrounding the incident are still unclear, but investigations are ongoing. Police are asking anyone who may have information in relation to this shooting to come forward and help with the investigations. Persons can contact the RVIPF through its three-digit access number 311 or the Intelligence Unit directly at 368-9339,” police said in a media release Tuesday afternoon.
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A man has been hospitalised following a shooting in East End on Monday night, April 15.
Information to our news centre is that the man sustained two gunshot wounds to his upper body.
He is said to be in critical condition at the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital, formerly the Peebles Hospital, in Road Town.
Circumstances of the shooting are not yet clear but BVI News understands that the incident happened minutes before midnight on Monday.
BVI News will provide more information as it becomes available
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