Wednesday evening USVI News was alerted to a shooting at the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas campus.
We reached out to VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte and here is what we know so far.
A UVI Campus officer involved in a shooting incident.
The officer was escorting a suspect off the UVI property when the suspect struck him in the back with a large rock, the officer then discharged his weapon striking the suspect hitting him at least once to bring the incident to an end.
Both officer and suspect are at the hospital for evaluation. All support units are actively working this incident.