Police investigate homicide after shooting leaves 1 dead in Dothan

Published: Aug. 23, 2017 at 11:22 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2017 at 4:52 PM CDT
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DOTHAN, AL (WSFA) - Dothan police have opened a homicide investigation after a man was shot and killed Wednesday evening.

According to the Dothan Police Department, the victim, 28-year-old Marcell Arline, was killed at a home in the 800 block of McKay Street. Police say he had been visiting family in the area for the past few weeks.

A K9 unit was called in to canvas the street. There is no word yet on a motive in the shooting.

Shots were fired nearby at Sunset Avenue, but police say they cannot confidently say the two incidents are connected.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated to change the spelling of the victim's name and the victim's age after police released a correction.

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