DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — WDHN has learned new information on Thursday’s two-county chase that started in Henry County and ended in Houston County.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), a state trooper was trying to pull over a black Infiniti on Highway 431 in Henry County. The agency says the officer tried to pull the car over for speeding, however, the car fled the scene and a chase ensued.

During the pursuit, the suspect’s car hit multiple other cars. And when the vehicle was pulling into the Dollar General in Dothan, he also hit a parked car.

Only one person was arrested. And despite a previous report, shots were not fired at the scene.

On WDHN News at 5 and 6, we will take a deeper look into the developing case.

This is an ongoing investigation so stay with WDHN News for more.


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A car pursuit ends with a heavy police presence at the Dollar General on Columbia Hwy, near Southeast Health in Dothan.

The maroon Infiniti car involved hit a small tree as it turned into the grocery store parking lot and received damage to the front bumper. The car had a Maryland tag and was taken away by a tow truck.

Houston County Sheriff’s Department, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Dothan Police Department, and Dothan Fire Rescue all responded to the end of the pursuit.

There is very limited information on why and where the pursuit began.

WDHN was the only one on the scene where a reporter is gathering more information.

Stay with WDHN for any updates.