BREAKING NEWS: Gunshot On West Newton StreetRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Oct 09 2012 9:19 PM
DOTHAN: Dothan Police Communications Center dispatched multiple Dothan Police, Dothan Fire and Houston County Sheriff Deputies to 603 West Newton Street to a gunshot.
At 9:08 PM Dothan Communications sounded the gunshot alarm, reports of 25 year old male with a gunshot wound to the chest. Dothan Police Vice Sgt. Jason Adkins was the first officer on the scene. Sgt. Adkins reported the vehicle was found in the yard with gunshot hole in the driver's door and no victim. Dothan Communications reported the victim was inside.
The scene was deemed secure and Dothan Fire Engine 1 was allowed access to the scene and the patient once the scene was deemed secure.
Matt Boster is responding and will update. Dothan Communications has downgraded all additional responding units to "non emergency" routine traffic.
Updated @ 9: 45 PM
The victim was reportedly sitting in the vehicle at the time of the shooting. The victim managed to climb from the car and get in side to call 911. The victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance emergency. It is not know what the existent of the injuries are at this time.Investigators are on scene and starting to interview witness, and gather evidence.