Police shooting in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Police in the U.S. Virgin Islands have arrested two men…

Police in the U.S. Virgin Islands have arrested two men and one teenager in connection with an armed robbery and the shooting of a police chief and another officer.

A Monday police statement alleges Alphonso Butler was arrested with a large amount of cash and ammunition. He is being held with second suspect Melville Parris after the two men were unable to post $500,000 bail. A 16-year-old was also arrested.

St. Croix Police Chief Christopher Howell and Officer Elsworth Jones are being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The two officers were shot late Saturday at a roadblock they set up trying to catch gunmen who held up a restaurant.

Read more at Boston.com

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