Published on April 22nd, 2019 | by TLV News


Oxford, Mississippi Man Arrested for Drive-By-Shooting on Hillmont Drive and Highway 6 on Easter Sunday

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 3:45 PM, officers with the Oxford Police Department responded to Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi for a victim who had been shot in the arm while driving.

Officers learned that the victim had been shot at by another vehicle while on Hillmont Drive and was continually shot at while on Highway 6.

During the course of the investigation, Christopher Butler (29 of Oxford, Mississippi) was identified as the suspect. Less than two hours later Butler was arrested and transported to the Lafayette County Detention Center.

Butler is charged with Drive-by shooting and felon in possession of a firearm. He was given a bond of $100,000 by a Justice Court Judge.

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