Three Year Old Accidentally Shot

On 7/20/2022 at approximately 8:40 PM, officers responded to a local hospital for a 3 year old child that had been shot in a lower extremity. It was determined the child climbed into the lap of an adult male who had a pistol in his pocket and the child accidentally hit the trigger causing the gun to fire. The child was treated at the hospital for a superficial wound to the extremity and released. The child is expected to make a full recovery. This incident occurred in the 400 block of Mona Drive.

Copyright © 2017-24 City of Dothan, Alabama