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Opelika police ID suspect in Antioch Circle shooting

Dontavis Jamail Bulger, 24 (Source: Opelika Police Department) Dontavis Jamail Bulger, 24 (Source: Opelika Police Department)
OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) -

Opelika Police have identified a suspect in Thursday’s shooting near the 500 block of North Antioch Circle.

Dontavis Jamail Bulger, 24, from Opelika is wanted for attempted murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle. More charges are also pending against him.

Police said that around 12:15 p.m. CST on Thursday, they received a call of shots fired around the 500 block of North Antioch Circle. 

A 30-year-old man was found lying in the yard of 518 North Antioch Circle with gunshot wounds. He was flown out to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus and is expected to make a full recovery.

A second male victim, 32, was also in the van at the time of the shooting and suffered shrapnel wounds. This victim was treated and released from East Alabama Medical Center.

Anyone with any information in this case or the whereabouts of Bulger is asked to contact the Opelika Police Department Investigative Services Division at (334)705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334)745-8665.

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