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UPDATE: Police identify man in Wednesday night’s fatal shooting

UPDATE: Police identify man in Wednesday night’s fatal shooting

Police have confirmed the death of a male resident who was shot in Purcell Estate, Tortola around 9:30 pm on Wednesday, September 2.
He has been identified as George Burrows who resides in the area.

“It is alleged that he was shot by one unknown assailant who fled on foot,” police said in a media release Thursday morning.

“Persons with any information related to this incident are asked to contact Detective Inspector Vernon Larocque directly on 368-9809 or via the Major Crime Investigation Team on 368-5682. All information will be treated with discretion and confidentiality will be assured,” the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force said.

The incident happened during curfew hours.
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