Police Offer $5K Reward In Franklin Homicide

Posted at 3:58 AM, Oct 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-25 20:03:47-04

Franklin Police have offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in an early-morning homicide.  

Officers were called to a home on Chestnut Lane around 2 a.m. Wednesday after receiving a call that someone had been shot.

After arriving on the scene, they found 37-year-old Devillas Dodson in the driveway. They began performing CPR until paramedics arrived.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Dodson, who lived in Columbia, used to live in Franklin where he still had close ties.

The investigation remained ongoing.

Police have urged anyone in the area with home surveillance cameras to check their recordings for anything that might help with the investigation.

Anyone with information was asked to call Franklin Police: (615)-794-2513