A former law enforcement officer has been charged with the murders of his mother and half-brother who were found shot to death in their home near the South Oaks subdivision Friday.
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at about 6 this morning in the South Oaks subdivision. Carol Lavett Gary, 43, and her 12-year-old son were found dead. They had both been shot. Gary is the principal at Davidson Elementary in Water Valley. Check The EAGLE for updates. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)
Sherrod Vaughn, 22, was shot and killed in Jackson on Tuesday. The case is under investigation. (August 14, 2013, Page 2)
Drugs used to treat ADHD are rapidly becoming popular recreational drugs. Six people were indicted in June for selling the stimulants. Read about these and other indictments handed down by the grand jury in today’s EAGLE. (July 17, 2013, Page 1, 6)
A Lafayette County man was found shot to death in his car Saturday morning, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies responded at about 8:30 a.m. to County Road 407 off Highway 6 where they discovered Jonathan Roves “Jon Jon” Malone, 24, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.
A man and woman wanted in connection with the shooting death of a local man were arrested Friday in Jackson, according to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. (June 17, 2013, Page 1, 3)
The Water Valley Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened around 10 p.m. Saturday during a private party held at Doc’s Table, a former restaurant on Main Street that left two injured, one being the shooter with a possible self-inflicted wound. (February 25, 2013, Page 2A)
The Oxford Police Department is still investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon at Willow Knoll that left one man shot in the knee and put area schools on high alert. (March 7, 2012, Page 2)
The Oxford School District was put on alert Tuesday afternoon after a reported shooting took place at 12:46 p.m. at Willow Knoll public housing complex on East Jackson Avenue.
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Oxford High School buses returning home from a basketball doubleheader in Senatobia on Friday night were shot at with a .22 handgun. No students were injured and the suspects are still being searched for as of Monday. (December 19, 2011, Page 1)