On September 18th, the Oxford Police Department responded to the Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi for a report of an assault.
Videos posted on social media were collected at that time and the investigations division was notified. The victim was then transported to Regional One Medical Center in Memphis, TN.
Investigators spoke with witnesses, the suspect, and the victim regarding the incident.
Shortly after midnight on September 18th, a fight near Fillmore Avenue.
The victim was struck one time with a fist and fell to the ground and hit his head. His roommate came and picked him up and eventually took him to the emergency room.
On September 23rd, the victim signed an affidavit against 20-year-old Tyler Wright, of Coldwater, for simple assault. On September 25th, patrol officers arrested Wright and took him to the Lafayette County Detention Center.
Wright was issued a $487 bond by an Oxford Municipal Court judge.