Stray bullet passes through apartment window on Wednesday
On Wednesday, Oxford Police Department officers responded to The Connection in reference to a shooting. According to the report, the residents were inside the apartment when a single bullet came through their apartment window and lodged into their living room wall; no one was injured. Officers on scene were able to find a fired shell casing near the building.
The following day, investigators with OPD and agents with the Lafayette County Metro Narcotics Unit conducted a canvas of the area. During a knock and talk at apartment 7738, narcotics was found in plain view which led to a search warrant for the residence.
During the execution of the search warrant, the firearm believed to be used in the shooting was located in a bedroom. The search warrant also yielded other arrests for drug related offenses.
One of the suspects inside the residence, Montez Jordan, 24 of Oxford, had outstanding warrants for the sale of a controlled substance and was subsequently arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and shooting into a dwelling.
Jordan was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $60,000 bond.
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