Lt. Scott Owens with the Dothan Police Department has told WDHN that the shooting stemmed from a road rage incident between a truck and an unknown vehicle.

The drivers pulled over to switch, but during the switchover, a passenger in the truck got shot. Following the shooting, the church had to go on lockdown due to a youth group being present there.

The shooter’s whereabouts are unknown. If you have information on the case, call Dothan police at 334-615-3000 or Crime Stoppers at (334) 793-7000.


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Dothan police are at the scene of a shooting investigation at Ridgecrest Baptist Church.

WDHN has received preliminary information that the victim was shot in both feet. The assault is believed to have happened in the area near King’s Furniture and Appliance, and the victim made their way to Ridgecrest where they were found.

This is a developing story. We will update as more information comes in.