On August 1, 2020, Dothan Police Officers responded to East Southport Street in reference to a subject that was shot and crashed his vehicle into a tree. Investigators responded to the scene and determined the shooting occurred in the 500 block of South Appletree Street. Through the investigation, Investigators developed a suspect, Trayvon Leon Dorsey, and issued warrants for his arrest in relation to the shooting.
On August 7, 2020, a Dothan Police Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3200 block of Reeves Street. In the backseat, Dorsey was found attempting to disassemble a firearm. Dorsey was arrested for his outstanding warrant. While looking at the firearm in Dorsey’s possession, it was discovered the serial number had been filed off the weapon.
Trayvon Leon Dorsey (19) of Cuthbert, GA was charged with Attempted Murder and Possession of an Altered Firearm with bonds totaling $75,000.