Shots Fired in Downtown Dothan Neighborhood

Dothan, AL - Gunshots rang out in a normally quiet neighborhood Friday afternoon in downtown Dothan.

Police responded to the call of shots fired around 1:30.

The incident occurred near Porter Square Mall at the intersection of Westmead Street and Edgewood Drive.

Police say two groups of men were gathered on the street when they had an altercation.

One of the suspects pulled a gun and fired it into the other vehicle hitting another man.

The victim received only minor injuries, and he was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police do have one person of interest in custody. They are also looking for another suspect.

Dothan Police Sergeant Will Glover, "At this time we have no reason to believe the neighborhood should be at alarm. It was an isolated incident involving the two parties. We believe we've got it under control right now. Hopefully the person we have will be the suspect."


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