A shooting incident in the Frydenhoj area of St. Thomas has left one person dead and four others injured, according to a report from the V.I. Police Department. The Virgin Islands Consortium in their report stated that the incident occurred near Brookman Road on Sunday April 28th at approximately 4:21 p.m.

Authorities were forced to close the Turpentine Road leading towards the Bridge to Nowhere as they conducted their investigation into the shooting.

The report further stated that “The VIPD’s preliminary investigation into the incident revealed that multiple individuals were caught in the gunfire, resulting in one fatality at the scene and injuries to four others. The conditions of the injured parties and the identity of the deceased have not yet been released.”

This shooting is currently under active investigation by the VIPD. Details are limited at this time, but law enforcement is urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward to help with their inquiries.

More to come as the story develops.