Sion Farm Shooting Takes the Life of 16-Year-Old Boy

ST. CROIX, USVI – On August 17 at roughly 9:58 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received reports of gunshots in Sion Farm, and officers were dispatched to the location. Upon arrival, officers discovered two male gunshot victims. One victim was transported by ambulance to the Juan Francisco Luis Hospital for treatment. He was listed in serious but stable condition.

Emergency Medical Technicians on the scene found no vital signs on the second victim, identified as 16-year-old Tintawe Christian of Sion Farm. Officers and detectives processed the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to say something by calling 911, the Crime TipLine at (340) 778-4950, or anonymously to Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.