Published on June 8th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


One Person Dead After Shooting on South Lamar Boulevard in Oxford, Mississippi

On June 8, 2022, at approximately 12:15 am, officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to the 2900 block of South Lamar Boulevard for a reported gunshot wound victim. Once officers arrived on scene, they located the victim and suspect.

The victim was pronounced deceased  on the scene.  

The suspect, Alexandria Griste, 29, of Oxford, Mississippi was taken into custody and charged with First Degree Murder.

Griste was taken before a Lafayette County Justice Court judge and issued a $1,000,000  bond.

Alexandria Griste, 29, of Oxford, Mississippi.

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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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