Apple Valley man dies one week after being shot in the head
Famis Franklin, an Apple Valley resident, died Jan. 28th after being shot in the head a week earlier. Franklin was a father of two originally from Chicago.
His mother, Selena Franklin, said that after an argument with his fiancee, he need time to himself. He was alone in his sister's house on Jan. 19, when police say the front door was broken down in an apparent robbery.
Franklin was shot in the head, and despite a grave outlook, his mother believes he was responsive for some of the time that he was in the hospital. Selena Franklin takes solace in the knowledge that four of his organs were donated to other patients in need.
Famis was an active member of the music scene in Minneapolis, performing at various clubs in the Twin Cities, and also running his own record label. Police on the case have no suspect or motive known. Police urge anyone with information about the shooting or the robbery to contact them.
Services for Franklin have been held.
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