Franklin reports its first homicide since 2012

Jun 29, 2020

Credit FPD

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Mike Osborne)  --  Franklin Police are investigating the city’s first homicide in eight years.

Authorities say residents on Edgewood Blvd. reported gunfire at around 2 a.m.

When officers arrived they found an as yet unnamed man shot several times. He died at the scene. No suspect has been named.

Franklin last investigated a murder in 2012. The city’s mid-state neighboring communities have not been so fortunate.

According to data provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Murfreesboro reported four murders last year. Clarksville suffered 14 homicides in 2018. Cookeville and Mt. Juliet each reported single homicides. Nashville Police investigated 84 murders last year.