Murder charges filed in Lena Street shooting

Phillip Barkley Jr.
Phillip Barkley Jr.(Dothan Police)
Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 2:25 PM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Dothan police investigators have filed capital murder charges against Phillip Barkley, Jr. in the death of Christina Moore earlier this month.

Moore was shot and killed in the middle of the night while sleeping in her South Lena Street home.

Barkley is also charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling and attempted murder.

At the time of the shooting, sources told WTVY that Moore was killed during a barrage of gunfire intended for someone else. They also said 50 or more rounds were believed to have been shot into the home. Police have not confirmed either report to WTVY.

The shooting happened during the overnight hours of September 6.

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