BUTLER, Pa. (WPMG) – WPMG-TV and WPMG-FM has no learned about the identity of an 18-year-old man who was shot in the chest over the weekend.
Police told WPMG that Lamont Franklin Jr. is currently in a Pittsburgh-area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Franklin Jr. has reportedly been talking to various police officers and detectives, but the local police refuse to speak to WPMG about what was said. The Butler City police department’s phones are no longer answering any calls by any media members.
Shortly after Franklin Jr., was shot, a house was broken into on Negley Avenue. A woman and her two children were home at the time of the incident.
According to emergency radio traffic, three men reportedly broke in and one of the perps flashed a handgun.
A 911 caller told Butler County Communications Center that they had heard six gunshots in the area of the Island in downtown.
Police did not say whether they know who the suspects are or not.