Shots fired in Oxford on Hathorn Road
Published 9:21 am Monday, March 6, 2017
Weekly was charged today with Aggravated Assault and Possession of Stolen Firearm. The weapon used came back to a burglary in Tallahatchie County, the weapon was an AR-10 rifle. The weapon was released back to Tallahatchie County Sheriff’s Office. Bond was set at $5,000.
The Oxford Police Department has a Charleston man in custody for his alleged involvement of a reported shooting Sunday afternoon on Hathorn Road.
Officers responded at about 2:55 p.m. to The Gather Apartments on Hathorn Road where they spoke to two witnesses who claimed the saw the shooting and gave investigators information about the shooter.
Officers checked the area and found 10 fired shell casings in the parking lot. Officers made contact with Rashaun Weekly, 20, of Charleston who resides at the complex and was identified by the witnesses as the alleged shooter.
Weekly was arrested and taken into custody. Charges against Weekly are pending and no bond was set as of this morning.
The weapon was recovered and no injuries were reported.
The investigation is going and OPD is asking anyone with information to call 662-232-2400 or Crimestoppers at 662-234-8477.