Victim identified in Dothan shooting

Published: Nov. 9, 2022 at 10:01 PM CST
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The body of a man who had been fatally shot was discovered along a Dothan Street late Wednesday when police responded to Miles Lane after they received a 9-1-1 call.

Multiple law enforcement sources identified the victim as Samuel Jeffrey Gray, a 36-year-old man who court records show most recently lived in the neighborhood where the shooting occurred.

According to a release from Dothan Police, the victim had a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The body has been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences where a forensic examination will be conducted.

Dothan Police Lieutenant Ronald Hall said he could not immediately confirm the victim’s identity, pointing out the investigation is in its early stages.

Records show that Gray has a history of arrests including drug and burglary charges.

No suspects have apparently been identified.

“We would like to ask anyone who has any information related to this incident to please call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 334-793-7000. The Dothan Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of anyone who would like to help in an anonymous capacity.” -Dothan Police Department.

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