3 arrested for allegedly discharging firearm in Brewers Bay
Three men were taken into custody on Sunday, December 6, 2020, for allegedly discharging a firearm in the Brewers Bay community, reports reaching our newsroom have stated.
Information reaching our newsroom indicates that residents of the community were quick to summon the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) after reportedly hearing a spate of gunshots and fearing that a vehicle may have been hit in the process around 5:30pm.
Residents reportedly kept a close eye on a group of men they spotted acting suspiciously in the area where the loud explosions were heard and police swooped down on the suspects in short order.
It is not clear if any firearm was recovered by police or whether anyone was injured.
This news site had reported on Sunday December 6, 2020, that a driver reportedly opened fire in close proximity of the East End Police Station in the wee hours of Sunday.