On December 13, 2017 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Dothan Police responded to a firearm assault in the 1000 block of Summit Street. Officers located the victim with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
During the investigation it was discovered that the victim was sitting in his car in the 1000 block of E. Lafayette St. when he was approached by two black males wearing hoodies and armed with a handgun. The suspects pointed the weapon at the victim and an altercation ensued. The victim was shot in the leg during the altercation. The suspects then took the victims clothes and cell phone along with $130.00 in cash and fled the scene.
Patrol officers located the vehicle on Montgomery Hwy. and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The vehicle was stopped at the Houston/Dale County line. The suspects then exited the vehicle and fled into a nearby field. A Dothan Police Canine Team was on scene and began tracking the suspects. One suspect was taken into custody without incident and the other suspect was apprehended by the canine and was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Jamari Antwan Carlisle, 24, of Ozark AL and Javonte Devon Mark Carson, 19, of Ozark AL were arrested and charged with one count of Robbery 1st Degree and one count of Assault 1st Degree. No Bonds have been set at this time.
All persons are innocent until proven guilty.