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Police arrest suspect in deadly Berrytown Apartment shooting

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Kevin Franklin (Source: LMDC) Kevin Franklin (Source: LMDC)
Lt. Todd Kessinger Lt. Todd Kessinger

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One man has been arrested and charged with murder after a May 10 shooting at the Berrytown Apartment complex.

According to an arrest slip, Kevin Franklin, 22, was taken into custody May 13 by detectives with the LMPD VIPER Unit.

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Police said Franklin approached the victim, Nicholas Baker, in the parking lot of the apartments on Hersfield Road off Heafer Road near Anchorage. Franklin is accused of shooting Baker several times, resulting in his death.

Lt. Todd Kessinger of the LMPD Homicide Unit said detectives zeroed in on Franklin early in the investigation. A motive for the shooting has not been established.

In addition to murder, Franklin has been charged with tampering with physical evidence for disposing of the murder weapon.

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