On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at approdximately 5:20PM, the Dothan Communication Center received a report of an individual shot in the 800 block of Miles Lane. Dothan Fire and Rescue along with Dothan Police Officers arrived on scene and found the victim lying in the middle of the roadway. Paramedics attempted life saving measures but determined the individual was deceased. The victim had a gunshot wound to the upper torso. The body has been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences where a forensic examination will be conducted.
The victim has been identified as 36-year-old, Samuel Jeffrey Gray, of Dothan.
We would like to ask anyone who has any information related to this incident to please call the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 334-793-7000. The Dothan Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of anyone who would like to help in an anonymous capacity.
Gray, also known as SpongeBob, was released from Houston County Jail on Tuesday.