DOUBLE REWARD OFFERED FOR TIP LEADING TO ARREST
On Sunday, July 10, 2016, two 18-year-old men were killed and four others injured in a drive-by shooting in the Altona Lagoon area while a party was taking place. According to police, officers from C Command Unit in Christiansted responded to a report of shots being fired in the Altona Lagoon area at 11:09 p.m. Upon arrival to the Altona Lagoon area, the officers found two lifeless victims which were identified as 18-year-olds Malik Benjamin and Yahfari Brodhurst both with multiple gunshots wounds to their bodies.
If you or someone you know witnessed this horrible homicide that occurred in the presence of so many who attended this party, don’t stay quiet and say something.
The police asked anyone with information about the shooting to call the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-712-6024, the 911 call center, or the anonymous tip service. Crime Stoppers VI, at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppervi.org or www.P3Tips.com.
$1500.00 CASH REWARD FOR TIP LEADING TO SEIZURE OF ANY SEMI-AUTOMATIC OR AUTOMATIC WEAPON
Residents of St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John have been impacted with gun violence resulting in the deaths of young, old, men, women, children, fathers, brothers, sisters, mothers and it is time to take action. All lives should matter more than guns. Submit a tip that leads to the seizure of any semi-automatic or automatic weapon and help get these illegal weapons off the street.