A man walked into a Christiansted nightclub late Saturday, walked up to a man providing security, and shot him repeatedly before fleeing, according to witnesses.
Ecliff James, 32, was declared dead Saturday night, according to a release from the Virgin Islands Police Department. It was the 33rd homicide this year in the territory, the 18th on St. Croix.
According to Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives investigating the shooting, James was reportedly providing security at Club 54.
Police were called to the scene at about 11 p.m. Saturday. Officers and forensic technicians processed the scene and conducted interviews.
Anyone with any information related to this murder is urged to call detectives or Crime Stoppers USVI.
This is a concern. I hate what is happening on this island. Seems like the Police have lost control.