Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Derek Dotson, age 32

Fatally shot on November 19, 2017 in Ketchikan, Alaska.

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You can add to Derek's profile:

  • Nickname:
    1 the brat got it from his dad
    1 D rock
  • Number of children:
    1 one
  • Personality:
    1 awesome ,geratful, love,
    1 Charming, loving and one of a kind
  • Occupation:
    1 jack of all trades master of none
  • Workplace:
    1 southeast stevedoring
  • Schools attended:
    1 Ketchikan high school
  • Comments:
    1 love this kid words can not express how good of a person he was
    1 Will always and forever be with us <3
    1 Missing you more than ever brother forever

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