Dothan Ala. shooting death of Garyoun Tyrone Fluellen – Obituary
A man who is accused of shooting two individuals during the National Peanut Festival Parade in downtown Dothan and killing one of them has been detained by police.
Just before the stroke of midnight on Saturday, Mekhi Nasir Lawton, 18, of Dothan, handed himself into police custody.
Garyoun Tyrone Fluellen, 22, of Dothan, was killed, according to Lawton.
A gun was pulled during a confrontation near the Peanut Festival parade, and Fluellen was shot in the torso, according to a DPD press statement.
At Southeast Health Medical Center, Fluellen was declared dead after being transported there.
Lawton is being held in the Houston County Jail under a $1.53 million bond after being charged with murder and first-degree assault.
Police look for wanted man Mark Quinten Small Jr.