Dothan Man Murdered

On Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at approximately 12:15 AM, the Dothan Police Department received a 911 call about a firearm assault that had occurred in the 700 block of Monroe Street. Officers arrived on scene and found the victim in the edge of a yard. The victim had sustained multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso. Dothan Fire and Rescue arrived and attempted life saving measures but were unsuccessful. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has been identified as Shamel Roscel Hagler, 25 years old of Dothan. We are in the preliminary stage of the investigation and no further information is known at this time.

Investigators have learned that multiple people were present at the time of the shooting. We would like to ask anyone who has any information related to this incident to please call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 334-793-7000. The Dothan Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identity of anyone who would like to help in an anonymous capacity.


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