On January 13, 2023, at approximately 8:44 PM, officers with the Franklin Police Department advised assistance was needed at Franklin Senior High School in reference to a large fight. Officers on scene began efforts to separate the subjects that were fighting and evacuated the gymnasium. Upon evacuation, officers were advised of shots fired outside of the school. Franklin Senior High School was then placed on lock down.
Juvenile Male, 17, was arrested on January 31, 2023, at 12:03 PM, on the charges of disturbing the peace by fighting, simple battery, and criminal street gang activity. The juvenile was booked, processed, and released pending juvenile court.
The Franklin Police Department is asking that if anyone has any information or was a witness to the above incident, to please call the Franklin Police Department at (337) 828-1716. You may remain anonymous.
The investigation is still ongoing and additional arrests may be pending.