UPDATED @ 6:36 AM 3:31 PM BREAKING NEWS Firearm Assault Williams Avenue DothanMatt Boster - Rickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Feb 12 2020 3:34 PM
DOTHAN: 3:31 PM Dothan 911 has dispatched a firearm assault 808 Williams Avenue in Dothan. A male subject is laying in the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds.
A second person is reported to be running down the road, possibly wounded himself.
Multiple law enforcement responding and arriving on the scene.
UPDATED @ 3:36 PM
Dothan Police on scene and cleared the scene for EMS to enter.
The suspect description is a black male, skinny build, last seen wearing black shirt, red pants, low haircut, possibly armed. Last seen running from the scene.
The scene is located at 806 Williams Avenue.
UPDATED @ 3:51 PM
The patient on the scene is a death on the scene. This is a murder case. The suspect is reported to have been shot also.
Dothan Crime Scene Investigators and Dothan Criminal Investigators along with Patrol Division is boots on the ground.
Dothan Police Chief Steve Parrish has ordered ALL BOOTS ON THE GROUND and searching for suspect(s) and information.
Additional Patrol Units have been called into service to handle other calls and all of Investigative Units and Patrol Units are boots on the ground.
UPDATED @ 4:07 PM
UPDATED @ 4:32 PM
Dothan Police reported a witness advised the suspect was seen running across Ross Clark Circle around Saint Peter Street.
Multiple Dothan Police units are searching the area with K-9 for suspect who is reported to have been shot.
UPDATED @ 9:27 PM
When the firearm assault call was dispatched all of the Dothan Police Department Sworn Staff and Crime Scene Investigators hit the streets.
Major Will Benny, Captain Will Glover, Captain Todd David, Captain Bubba Ott hit the street along with all of the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, Vice Division, and other officers assigned hit the street in force.
Houston County Sheriff Department Deputies and Investigators, members of the United States Federal Marshall's Task Force joined in on the search.
The deceased name has been identified to RSN by street sources as Terrance Ransom. His street name is Ta Doe. According to his FACEBOOK he is identified in December 2019 as living in Atlanta Georgia but from Dothan Alabama.
Ransom was arrested in Dothan Alabama on October 2, 2017 for Rape in the first degree and Sodomy in the first degree. Both cases were dismissed on May 22, 2019 for victim failing to cooperate.
Ranson was arrested on April 25, 2019 for Assault in the First Degree and Burglary in the First Degree. On January 31, 2020 Waiver of Arraignments and Plea of Not Guilty were filed in these cases after Ransom was indicted by a Grand Jury in the 20th Judicial Circuit Court.
The cases were pending trial.
Ransom was not known in the area of the shooting death. And street information his death might have been as a result of illegal activity of Ransom's behalf.
Anyone with information is urged to call CRIMESTOPPERS, 334-793-7000 or Dothan Police Department, 334-793-0215.
Dothan Police continues to investigate.
If you are the victim of the shooting, contact Dothan Police Department, 334-793-0215. If you need someone to facilitate your turning yourself in and not comfortable with contacting law enforcement on your own, feel free to text or call me at 334-790-1729. COuld be to your favor to turn yourself in.
UPDATED THURSDAY @ 6:38 AM
Dothan Police took the alleged shooter into custody this morning at Fairfield Inn. Suspect had been “grased” by gunfire. He is currently being questioned. Dothan Police have audio someone recorded where Street reports are you hear people telling Ta Doe ( the person shot ) to put the gun down then you hear gunfire.