Early Evening Shooting Leads to Suspect Arrested and Stolen Gun Located

On 5/11/2020 just after 5:00 pm, Dothan Police Officers responded to the 600 block of East Newton Street for a firearms assault.  The victim was located, treated by Dothan Fire Medics, and transported to a local hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds.  Investigators from Dothan Police Criminal Investigations Division began their investigation by interviewing neighbors and relatives of the victim.  A general description of the suspect, according to witnesses, was a black male wearing camouflage shorts and black shirt last scene walking towards Range Street.

Information led officers at about 10:00 pm to a local housing project in Dothan.  Criminal Investigators, Patrol Officers, and Task Force Officers from the U.S. Marshal’s Service surrounded the apartment and took the suspect, Alfonza Walker, into custody without incident.  During the search, the firearm believed to be the weapon used in the assault was located, which was stolen.

Dothan Police Department would like to thank the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force for their assistance in apprehending the suspect.

Alfonza Hurt Walker (32) of Dothan was charged with Attempted Murder and Receiving Stolen Property 2nd Degree and is being held without bond.