Franklin man killed at Dorchester apartments

Published 11:48 am Monday, August 5, 2019


On Sunday at 9:36 p.m., Franklin Police responded to 1698 Dorchester St., on a report of shots fired. This is according to department spokesman Sgt. Scott Halverson. On 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. That person 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 562-8575 or Franklin Crime Solvers at 562-8599. Information that leads to an arrest can earn the caller a cash reward while remaining anonymous.