On February 24th 2019 Dothan Police responded to Walton Park Recreation Center for a report of gunshots. Witnesses stated that a fight started between two black males in the gym that carried over into the parking lot. Gunshots were exchanged in the parking lot and all individuals involved fled the scene.
One person was injured during the incident and is in stable condition with a non life threatening gun shot wound to his right shoulder. He is awaiting surgery at a local hospital.
Police were able to identify all individuals involved in the shooting. Tristan Van’Dexter Thomas-Forsythe (23) of Dothan was arrested and charged with Attempted Assault 1st Degree for his involvement in the incident. He has a $30,000.00 bond. The incident is still under investigation.
All persons are innocent until proven guilty.