Upon arrival officers were pointed to the N section of Dorchester Square apartments, where they found a person suffering from a gunshot wound.
Franklin Fire & Rescue transported the victim to Southampton Memorial Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The victim has been identified as Jack Sykes III, 23 from Franklin.
An investigation is ongoing at this time, there are no suspects at this time. Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to call Franklin Police at 757-562-8575 or Franklin Crime Solvers at 757-562-8599. Information that leads to an arrest can earn the caller a cash reward while remaining anonymous.