On 10/23/2019 Dothan Police responded to an edged weapon assault on Kristie Drive. It was determined that the victim had been stabbed in the upper torso. The victim was transported to a local hospital and underwent emergency surgery due to his injury. He is currently stable but still listed in critical condition.
The investigation revealed that the all parties involved are acquainted and there was no danger to the community.
Investigators have identified the suspect as Elmer Gomez. Gomez was last seen in the Kristie Road area following the assault.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gomez are urged to contact the Dothan Police Department or CrimeStoppers at (334)793-7000. We will stringently protect the identity of anyone that provides information.