Highlights:

  • The second suspect was caught by cops for shooting at Lena Street.
  • Donavan McCree was charged with numerous felony counts.
  • Currently, he is held in jail with no bond.

Inside Story

Earlier this month, Dothan police investigators had filed capital murder charges on Christina Moore’s death. The officers caught the second suspect, who was involved in the shooting in Lena Street. He is charged for shooting the death of a woman, who resided in Dothan on South Lena Street.

The members of the US Marshal’s Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force along with Ashford by Dothan Police investigators found Dontavian McCree, a 24 years old suspect at his home in Ashford.

The police took the 24 years old into custody. According to the sources, the community helped the cops while arresting the suspect. The incident occurred on September 6, 2020, at 5:02 am at S. Lena St. Sources reveal that in the middle of the night, the woman was shot and killed while she was sleeping in her South Lena Street Home.

That morning, cops received a call that reported a firearm assault where the victim was in critical condition. When the police officers arrived at the crime scene, they saw that Christina Moore had major injuries. Apart from that, the cops also declared Moore dead at the scene.

Investigation Report

Dontavian McCree is indicted for shooting into an occupied dwelling, attempted murder, as well as capital murder. The authorities have held him without a bond. According to the news sources, 23 years old Phillip Barkley Jr., who is the first suspect is facing the same charges. He was also involved in the murder of Christina Moore. The police officers caught him earlier this week.

As per the Dothan Police Department’s report, the murder crime is related to the other residents being inside their home when the shooting happened on September 6. Sources say that the suspects Phillip Barkley Jr. and Dontavian McCree did not intend to kill the victim Christina Moore.

The reports also reveal that officers received multiple tips from the public and identifying both the suspects was one of them.

Final Verdict

The officers are still investigating the case, and we can expect more arrests in the upcoming weeks. Currently, Barkley is held in Houston County Jail. The cops are urging the public to report them if they have any information regarding the shooting case. They can directly call the Dothan Police Department at 333 615 3000.

Stay tuned for more updates.

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