Update on Florida Avenue Murder

On May 25, 2019 at approximately 1:50 P.M. Dothan Police responded to a firearm assault at 416 Florida Ave. Apt #1. On secene they found Shawn Bernard Callins and Kenisha Lashea Lee shot multiple times each.

It was determined that the suspects entered the apartment forcing their way in the front door in an attempt to commit a robbery. Once inside they began shooting at the victims, striking each one multiple times. The suspects then fled the scene on foot.

Rescue responded and transported both Mr. Callins and Ms. Lee to Southeast Health Emergency Room where Mr. Callins succumbed to his injuries and passed away. Ms. Lee was shot in both legs and femur, shattering her femur. Ms. Lee was Air Lifted to a Florida Hospital for treatment of her injuries. Ms. Lee was 6 ½ -months pregnant. Once arriving in Florida Ms. Lee had to have an emergency C-Section and delivered the baby. The baby is in NICU in critical condition, and Ms. Lee is in ICU in Critical condition with a Rod and Guide in her Femur.

During the investigation two of the suspects were identified as B/M Willie Gerome Blackmon and B/M Kaleb Tyreak Tubbs both 18 years of age, and both of Dothan.

Both Blackmon and Tubbs were later apprehended and through the investigation both suspects were charged with Capital Murder relating to the Robbery and attempted Murder for shooting Ms. Lee.

Both Blackmon and Tubbs are in custody at the Houston County jail under No Bond.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information pertaining to this crime is urged to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000 or CrimeStoppers at 334-793-7000.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.