On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, the Dothan Police Department responded to Southeast Health to the report of an edge weapon assault. The victim stated she was visiting the suspect in the 500 block of North Herring Street when the suspect, Kenneth Phil Shoemake, began swinging a knife at her and cut her several times on the arm and back. The victim was treated at the hospital for minor injuries.
The suspect, Kenneth Phil Shoemake, 64 years old of Dothan, was arrested and charged with one count of Assault Second Degree. His bond was set at $15,000.00.