Early Morning Murder in Downtown Dothan

On Saturday, October 7, 2023, at approximately 3:12 AM, the City of Dothan-Houston County Emergency Operations Center was notified of a victim with a gunshot wound located in the parking lot of a business in the 100 block of West Main Street. Patrol officers located the victim who was later determined to be deceased from multiple gunshot wounds. Criminal Investigators and Crime Scene Technicians processed the scene and collected evidence related to the incident.

The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Jaquez Octavious Hill of Midland City, AL. Hill had been a patron of a nearby nighttime establishment just prior to being shot in the parking lot while walking to his vehicle. At this time, no suspect has been identified.

The Dothan Police Department ask that anyone with information related to this incident to please contact us at 615-3000. 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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