Jacob Franco, 29, Murdered

Published on August 12, 2023, 4:48 pm
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On Friday, August 11, 2023, at approximately 2328 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a male, shot in front of 303 W. 128th Street, within the confines of the 32nd Precinct in Manhattan.

Upon arrival, officers observed a 29-year-old male lying on the ground in front of 301 W. 128th Street, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem, where he was pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Jacob Franco
address withheld
Brooklyn, NY 11212

There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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