Dothan police apprehended Malcom Jamar Austin, 27, in connection with a Nov. 4 robbery at an apartment complex on Greentree Avenue.

Austin was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree assault.

According to police, Austin alleged approached a vehicle in the apartment complex parking lot, grabbed a victim’s arm and demanded money.

“During the investigation, it was determined a tussle broke out between the victim and Austin and the victim was shot once in the leg,” said Dothan police Sgt. David Saxon. “Austin fled the scene with a cellphone and $100. A warrant was issued for his arrest, and officers apprehended him Wednesday.”

The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening.

Austin is at the Houston County Jail on bonds totaling $90,000.

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