Afternoon Shooting at Downtown Dothan

One man was wounded during a shooting near downtown Dothan.

It happened about 1:30 pm Wednesday afternoon near the corner of Newton and Cherry streets. Both the victim and the suspect had left the scene when police arrived.

Witnesses told police officers the wounded man was taken by car to a nearby hospital.

Police say 27 year old Lashawn Franklin of Dothan was shot once in the arm and is not providing much information about the incident.