On September 6, 2020, Dothan Police Investigators began an investigation into a shooting that occurred at the intersection of Lena Street and Crawford Street. It was reported that more than one individual exited a vehicle at the intersection and began firing multiple rounds at the victim, who was not struck by any shots.
On September 15, 2020, tips from the public lead investigators to identify and locate the driver of the suspect vehicle. After a lengthy interview, the driver, Phillip Barkley Jr., was charged with attempted murder in the shooting. The investigation is ongoing and more arrests could be forthcoming. Anyone with any information about this incident is encouraged to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-793-0215 or call Crimestoppers anonymously at 334-793-7000.
Phillip Michael Barkley Jr (23) was charged with Attempted Murder and is being held without bond.