Published On: Wed, Jan 17th, 2018

Detectives reach out to community for assistance in shooting investigation

Philipsburg — Detectives of the KPSM continue to reach out to the community for information in connection with several ongoing criminal investigations. The latest request is in connection with the ongoing investigation of a shooting which took place on December 21st 2017 opposite the West Indian Village in Dutch Quarter.

During this shooting a male victim was shot I his leg by an unknown assailant. After committing this act the suspect fled in a private vehicle. Detectives have spoken to several witnesses however more information is necessary to shed more light on this investigation. Anyone in the community who have seen what took place that evening or have information about the incident should immediately get in contact with the Police Department by calling 54-22222 ext. 105 / 223 or dial 911.

Attached to this press release are two still photos taken from a surveillance camera in the area where the shooting took place.

Security camera pic police 1

Photo 1.  A man is seen walking between two parked vehicles with a light colored sweater with a hoody.

Security camera pic police 2

Photo 2.  A picture of a light colored Toyota Yaris with license-plate P-6143 and a white van.

Detectives are looking information to positively identify the man walking between the vehicles and also getting in contact with the owner of the Toyota Yaris.