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Arrest made in shooting on South Oates Street

Demarques Antonio Ward (19) has been charged with attempted murder.
Demarques Antonio Ward (19) has been charged with attempted murder.(Source: Dothan Police Department)
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 3:00 PM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A Dothan teen has been arrested for a shooting that occurred Tuesday on South Oates Street.

Demarques Antonio Ward (19) has been charged with attempted murder after investigators say he shot Demarion Cooper. Ward and Cooper had gotten into a shouting match leading up to the shooting.

DPD says Cooper was taken to a local hospital and is in critical but stable condition.

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