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Oxford, MS, Woman Shot In The Head; Boyfriend Charged

An Oxford, Mississippi, woman is fighting for her life after Oxford Police say she was shot in the head. Police say her boyfriend is charged.
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An Oxford, Mississippi, woman is fighting for her life after Oxford Police say she was shot in the head. Police say her boyfriend is charged.

The shooting happened about 12:20 a.m. Thursday at the University Trails apartments. Officers found the victim sitting on a balcony, shot in the head. She was conscious and talking with officers, and taken by helicopter to Regional One in critical condition.

Police say her boyfriend, 28-year-old D’Marius Madkins, called 911 about the shooting. He was taken into custody at the scene. Police say they recovered the weapon believed to have been used from the apartment.

Madkins is charged with aggravated domestic violence. His bond was set at $150,000.

Anyone who may have more information on this case is asked to call OPD at 662-232-2400 or Crime Stoppers at 662-234-8477.