Shooting leads to arrest

Published 12:15 pm Friday, October 7, 2016

The Oxford Police Department arrested a Fulton man Thursday night for allegedly shooting another man multiple times.

According to reports, at 9 p.m., officers responded to Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi emergency room where they led to a male patient who had been shot several times but was conscious and was able to give officers a brief statement. A female witness who brought the victim to the hospital told officers opd-artemus-boydthat she and the victim got into an argument while driving on Old Taylor Road. She pulled over into an apartment complex and called her friend, later identified as Artemus Boyd, 22, of Fulton. She asked Boyd to come help her. Boyd arrived and he and the victim got into an argument and then Boyd allegedly pulled a gun and fire multiple times. Boyd fled on foot and the victim and witness left to go to the ER.

Boyd was located and arrested later in the night and taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he being held on no bond pending his first-appearing hearing.

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The victim is in stable condition as of this morning, according to the OPD.