Oxford police investigating shooting at Rockette’s gas station

Published 4:50 pm Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Oxford Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at about 4 p.m. at Rockette’s gas station on 725 Molly Barr Road. In a statement from OPD, it was reported that two males were fighting and shots were fired as they left the area. 

“It’s moving fast on us now, we’ve got a couple of guys we’re talking to,” OPD Maj. Jeff McCutchen said. “We know shots were fired, and we’re just trying to figure out in what direction. That’s going to make a big difference.”

According to OPD, officers were able to locate and apprehend the suspect as well as the weapon within minutes of the call. The victim was not injured.

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