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Dothan Police Looking for Shooting Suspect

By: News Release
By: News Release

The Dothan Police Department responded to the 900 block of Allen Road in reference to a shooting on Tuesday.

Investigators say, Ernest Brown, 21, shot another man in the waist. It is believed that the two were arguing about property believed to have been stolen from Brown’s home.

The victim was shot when he was running away from Brown, who then entered a white Lincoln Town Car and fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the Southeast Alabama Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries and later released.

The Dothan Police Department is now seeking the help of the local and surrounding counties in locating Brown.

Brown stands approximately 6-feet tall and weighs approximately 200- pounds. He was last seen occupying a white Lincoln Town Car, with a tan roof-top covering and after market rims, possibly in route to Abbeville, Alabama.

Police are asking anyone with information about the case or Brown’s whereabouts to call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-300. Community members wanting to assist anonymously can either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (334) 793-7000 or text the word ‘DACS’ and your Tip to CRIME (274637).

The Dothan Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help in an anonymous capacity.


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