18-year-old fatally shot, man airlifted to Norfolk General following homicide in Franklin


FRANKLIN, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Franklin are investigating a double shooting that killed one man and sent another to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

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According to police, the shooting happened on Wednesday around 7:07 p.m. in the 300 block of Forest Pine Road. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

They were flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and are expected to survive.

As officers continues their investigation, they found a second victim inside a residence with a fatal gunshot wound. The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Tazman Banks.

The investigation is ongoing.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

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