UPDATE: (WDHN) — Sgt. Jeremy Kendrick with Dothan Police confirmed the victim in the shooting on Persimmon Street early Sunday afternoon received minor, non-life threatening injuries.

Dothan Police have identified a possible suspect in the case, but not details were made available Sunday evening.

More information will be released Monday. Sgt. Kendrick said the shooting on Persimmon Street around 1:00 p.m. was unrelated to the shooting that happened at a gas station on Montana Street about an hour later.


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Just before one on Sunday afternoon, a shooting occurred in the northeastern part of Dothan, according to a police alert.

The assault occurred on the 1100 block of Persimmon Street. The firearm victim was reportedly laying next to a mailbox.

On arrival, Dothan Police reported finding a male victim with a gunshot wound to the right hip, according to initial reports.

Dothan Fire and Pilcher Ambulance were on the scene.

This is an ongoing investigation and WDHN will have updates as they become available.