Man shot to death in Franklin homicide

FRANKLIN, Ky. – At 6:13 a.m. Wednesday a Franklin man was shot inside of a Portland Avenue home and later died.

Police were called to the area on a shots fired call and found Brian Russell, 43, critically wounded inside the home at 504 Portland Ave., according to a release from the Franklin Police Department.

He was taken by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Lifeflight helicopter to an area hospital where he died, according to the release.

Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

No other information has been released.