On Monday, February 8, 2021, at approximately 11:29 pm, an officer with the Oxford Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle fled and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle eventually stopped. The driver ran from the scene and moments later an officer-involved shooting occurred.
No officers were injured. The suspect was pronounced deceased on the scene. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations was immediately contacted and has taken charge of the investigation.
Today, the OPD released a video briefing on the incident. The video can be viewed here.