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Franklin man airlifted to hospital after New Year's shooting

Police said the 29-year-old man was shot in the neck and foot while walking in an apartment complex early Tuesday morning.
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Police are searching for the person who shot a man early New Year's Day at Franklin apartment complex.

According to investigators, the 29-year-old victim had been walking in the Dorchester Square Apartments shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when gunshots were fired, hitting him in his neck and foot.

The victim was taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital but then transported by air ambulance to an area trauma hospital due to the severity of his injuries.

Detectives found several cartridge casings at the scene and discovered an occupied apartment was also hit by gunfire.  No one inside the apartment was injured.

If you know anything about this shooting, you are asked to call the Franklin Police at 757-562-8575 or Franklin Crime Solvers at 757-562-8599. Information leading to an arrest could earn the caller a cash reward while remaining anonymous.