Volunteer firefighter dies after lounge shooting

12:55 AM, Jun 26, 2012   |    comments
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SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A volunteer firefighter died Monday morning at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah after being shot outside a lounge in the Sandfly community near Savannah.

21-year-old Wesley Franklin died after being shot outside Deb's Pub and Grub about 2 a.m. Sunday. He was a volunteer firefighter with Isle of Hope Fire Department, Assistant Chief Marcus Wilson said.

Franklin was shot when went outside the lounge after he heard a gunshot, Savannah-Chatham police spokesman Julian Miller said.

Police believe Franklin saw a man who was attempting to rob a patrons outside the lounge.

(Associated Press)

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