Published on March 6th, 2022 | by Oxford Police Department


Water Valley, Mississippi Man Arrested After Shooting on Martin Luther King Jr Drive in Oxford

On Friday, March 4, 2022, at 11:42 pm, the Oxford Police Department received a 911 call stating that someone had been shot in the 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr Drive. 
Officers arrived and began rendering aide to the victim. The victim was subsequently flown to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis. At the time of this publication, he had been released and is back home.

The suspect, James Coleman Williamson (34 of Water Valley, Mississippi), was taken into custody shortly after the incident and charged with aggravated assault.

This is still an on going investigation and if anyone has any information about it to please call the Oxford Police Department at 662-232-2400. 

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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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