DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Dothan Police Department now has four suspects in the Thursday morning murder of an Ashford man.

Those four are charged with capital murder in the death of Gabriel Johnson, according to Dothan police. These suspects have been identified as:

  • Dialan Zhontavis Beard, 18, of Dothan
  • Rodgrick Jermaine Holmes, 18, of Dothan
  • Davaciera Booth, 18, of Panama City, Florida
  • 17-year-old juvenile from Panama City, Florida

Police say they found the motive in the murder of Johnson was a robbery.

Beard and Holmes are currently in the Houston County Jail with no bond set.

Booth and the 17-year-old juvenile have been arrested in Panama City, Florida, and are awaiting extradition back to Dothan, DPD says. Both will have no bond set.

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DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN) — Late Thursday night Dothan police arrested two suspects in connection to a shooting that took the life of an Ashford man.

According to Dothan City Jail records, a pair of teenagers have been arrested for capital murder and robbery.

Those two are Dialan Zhontavis Beard and Rodgrick Jermaine Holmes, each 18-years-old. The two are also facing robbery charges.

At this time, police are not releasing additional information on the suspects but are planning to host a press conference sometime Friday.

Early Thursday morning, a body was discovered at Morgan and West Mead Street. The victim, 34-year-old Gabriel Raynaldo Johnson had been shot in the torso and was found dead.

We will continue to update this story as more becomes available.