Police respond to shots fired call near Franklin Walmart

Police have one in custody
Posted at 5:43 AM, Mar 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-03 17:23:17-05

One person is in custody following a shots fired call near a Walmart in Franklin Friday morning. 

Police said in a news release they responded to a report of gunfire near the Walmart on 27th Street. They said no one was injured in the incident. 

There was a large police presence at a Franklin Walmart early Friday morning. Officers taped off parts of the parking lot and the street near the store.

Police were on the scene around 4 a.m., and were seen entering and exiting the store.

Around 6: 30 a.m. police towed a black car away from the scene after police were took pictures and inspecting it.

There is a 24-hour gym near the scene, and the police presence was making gym goers nervous.

“I was trying to come this way... they made me turn around and then there was a big truck over there... officers were just walking” said Sherrie Williams, a witness to the police activity.

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