Firearm Assault Update

On 05/23/2017 at 9:14 p.m. Patrol Officers were dispatched to a “shots fired” call in the area of S, St. Andrews Street and E. Selma Street. While Officers were responding the call was changed to “motor vehicle accident” with injuries in the 700 block of E. Selma Street. The arriving Officers discovered the driver of the vehicle at the scene was suffering from a life threatening gunshot wound and had been in a traffic collision.

The victim of the shooting was transported to a local hospital and underwent surgery. He remains at the hospital.

Investigators have learned that this was a result of an altercation between two separate groups in three or more cars. The 700 block of E. Selma Street was closed for several hours as Criminal Investigators, Crime Scene Technicians, and Traffic Homicide Units processed the scene and collected evidence.

This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on this case is urged not to take matters into their own hands and to contact the Dothan Police Department at (334)793-0215 or CrimeStoppers at (334)793-7000.