Police: Shooting Sunday was "Accidental"

A 17-year-old girl has been shot in the abdomen in Dothan.

Sunday evening around 7:20 p.m., the Dothan police responded to a firearm assault on the 3300 block of Denton Road.

The victim was treated at the scene then transported to a local hospital.

Police believe that a 16-year-old male accidentally shot the female with a stolen gun.

The 16-year-old male was arrested and charged with 3rd degree burglary.

This case is still under investigation.

Anyone that has any information regarding this case please call Crimestoppers at 793-7000 or the Ddothan Police Department at 615-3000.


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  • by 2Mean Location: Dothan on Nov 10, 2008 at 08:41 PM
    I am so sick of these idiots breaking into others' property! How is this an accident? Was the girl shot in the commission of the burglary? The boy's lazy, negligent parents need their butts whipped for him being out in society doing such things. I am sick of these fools. Go read a book, idiot!
  • by stoneymare Location: dothan on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:25 PM
    i thought it was a drive by ? The media really should get the stories they report right the first time before reporting it..The lesson here is never ever believe what you hear or read because the chance it's wrong is pretty good.....(big oops)
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