On Tuesday night, September 12, 2023, at approximately 10:30 PM the Dothan Houston County Emergency Operations Center was notified of a single vehicle accident with critical injuries in the area of Denton Road and Murray Road. Officers arrived and discovered the driver and only occupant of the vehicle had sustained a single gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Zion Brown of Dothan. Brown’s vehicle was traveling on Denton Road when an unknown suspect fired several gunshots into the vehicle, one of which struck Brown. Brown’s vehicle left the roadway and traveled through a vacant lot before coming to a stop on Murray Road.
Currently there are no known suspects in this ongoing investigation. We ask that anyone who may have information related to this incident to please call The Dothan Police Department at (334)615-3000. The Dothan Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identity of anyone who would like to help in an anonymous capacity.