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Oxford police charge Grenada man with drive-by shooting

Ladarius Shipp is being held responsible for a drive-by shooting in Oxford.

Posted: Aug 8, 2019 4:57 PM
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 4:57 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - A Grenada man is being blamed for a drive-by shooting in Oxford.

Oxford police Capt. Hildon Sessums says police officers responded Wednesday to the report on Front Street.


Ladarius Shipp | Photo provided by the Oxford Police Department

Investigators determined that several bullets struck a house, but no one was hurt.

Sessums says the shooting victims identified Ladarius Shipp, 23, as the suspect. They said he was angry about purchasing a motorcycle.

Leflore County law enforcement officers located and arrested Shipp on Thursday.

Oxford police have charged him with drive-by shooting and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

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