Police have confirmed the death of one male and the injury of one other who were both shot in Huntums Ghut on Sunday night, February 3.
Police Information Officer Diane Drayton said in a brief statement to BVI News Monday morning that the aforesaid injured male is in stable condition at Peebles Hospital in Road Town.
She was not able to provide the names of the gunshot victims up to press time and made no mention of a third injured person.
She said the Information Unit of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force will be debriefed later today so more information could be provided to the public.
Meanwhile, the death of this unknown male marks the first murder for the BVI for 2019.
More information to come.
One person is feared dead and two reported injured after a shooting in the Huntums Ghut community of Tortola on Sunday night, February 3.
The shooting happened near the community’s basketball court sometime before 10 pm.
When BVI News visited the area, police were still processing the scene while onlookers gathered.
Police were unable to give details of the incident up to press time.
BVI News will provide additional information as this breaking story develops.
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