Published on May 25th, 2023 | by Oxford Police Department


Jacksonville, Florida Juvenile Being Charged as an Adult for Shooting at Holly Hills Apartments in Oxford, Mississippi

On May 25, 2023, the Oxford Police Department arrested Sean Gathright, 17, of Jacksonville, Florida for Aggravated Assault in relation to the shooting that occurred on May 20th, 2023, at Holly Hills Apartments. Gathright is being charged as an adult. Gathright was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge for his initial bond hearing and issued a $50,000 bond. 

A separate juvenile is also being charged through Youth Court. 

The Oxford Police Department would like to thank the community for their assistance in this case. This is still an ongoing investigation and more arrests could occur.

Sean Gathright, 17, of Jacksonville, Florida.
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The Oxford Police Department is housed 715 Molly Barr Road. The department has more than 70 full-time officers and staff and provides a wide range of protection and enforcement services. The Police Department has a community-oriented policing philosophy and provides around-the-clock patrols. Other services include crime prevention programs, such as Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E., as well as specialized units including Mounted Patrol, K-9 Unit, DUI Enforcement and the City Dispatch. Crime Reports provided to The Local Voice come directly from the Oxford Police Department.

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