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Dothan Gunshot Victim Reported on S. St. Andrews St.; Suspect Still at Large

Dothan, AL. – (WDNews) At approximately 8:45 a.m., a gunshot victim was reported in the 1700 block of S. St. Andrews Street. Dothan police quickly arrived at the scene, securing the location. The victim, who sustained a gunshot wound to the leg, was transported to Southeast Health by Pilcher’s Ambulance. Fortunately, the injury is not life-threatening.

Lt. Scott Owens, speaking at a press briefing, revealed that the shooting occurred in the backyard of a home. Initial investigations suggest the individuals involved knew each other, though it is unclear if they are related. The suspect fled the scene and remains at large, but authorities assure the community there is no ongoing threat.

As a precaution, Dothan Preparatory Academy initiated a soft lockdown during the incident. The lockdown has since been lifted.

Stay tuned to WDNews for further updates as more details emerge.