Homicide Update

On 05/23/2017 at 6:14 p.m. Patrol Officers were dispatched to a firearm assault in the 600 block of Sixth Avenue. Officers arrived on scene at 6:17 p.m. and immediately began gathering information. The victim had been shot in the upper torso. Dothan Fire Department arrived on scene at 6:17 p.m. and immediately began administering aid to the gunshot victim.

 Officers learned that an altercation had occurred between several individuals in the area and led up to multiple shots being fired by the suspect.

 The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries sustained in the assault. The victim has been identified as 19 year old Kendarius Dewayne Martin, of Stadium Street.

Investigators worked through the night processing the crime scene and conducting multiple interviews and the investigation continues today.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Dothan Police Department at (334)793-0215 or CrimeStoppers at (334)793-7000.