1 shot, killed in road rage incident in Oxford, suspect charged

Published: Apr. 3, 2023 at 12:50 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 3, 2023 at 6:38 PM CDT
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OXFORD, Ala. (WBRC) - Oxford Police say one person was shot and killed Monday afternoon in a road rage incident.

Chief Bill Partridge said the call came in around 12:04 p.m. The incident started on Highway 21 and kept going for a few miles. One driver got out of his vehicle and Partridge said words were exchanged. That’s when the victim was shot and killed.

The suspect left the scene and turned himself into Oxford Police about 30 minutes later. Tommy Butts, age 71, will be charged with Murder and Certain persons forbidden from possessing a firearm, according to Chief Partridge.

No word on what led to the road rage incident.

3:15pm- Suspect in todays road rage incident has been arrested, and will be charged with Murder, and Certain persons...

Posted by Chief Bill Partridge on Monday, April 3, 2023

We will update this story when more information becomes available.

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