Man Arrested and Charged for Attempted Murder and Assault

On October 9, 2013 the Dothan Police Department arrested Anthony Bell, charging him with Attempted Murder and second degree Assault, in connection with the shooting that occurred October 5th at Third Avenue and Columbia Highway.

Investigators say on October 5, 2013 at approximately 3 a.m., Bell shot one man in the stomach and another in the leg, after a friend of Bell’s was knocked unconscious by one of the victims during a fight. Bell fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival, but was identified as the shooter by witnesses to the incident.

The arrest of Anthony Bell now brings this case to a close.

Anthony Deionte Bell, black male, 19 years of age, of Dutch Street was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder and second degree Assault. A bond amount was set on both charges and total $650,000.00. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.