A Month After A Man Was Found Shot Dead In The Middle Of The Road, A Suspect Is Behind Bars

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Dec. 12 2022, Published 11:14 a.m. ET

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A month after a man was found shot to death in the middle of the street, police said they arrested a suspect.

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On Nov. 9, police in Dothan, Alabama, responded to Miles Lane for a report of a victim lying in the middle of the road.

Police arrived and found the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as 35-year-old Samuel Jeffrey Gray, police said.

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He died from a gunshot wound to the torso.

Authorities did not release a motive in the case. But investigators identified 21-year-old Kevone Devontay Smith as a suspect.

He turned himself in to police last week and has been charged with capital murder and two counts of intimidating a witness.


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