• 59°

Franklin men charged in shootings

Bobby Blow

Brian Cooley

FRANKLIN

There were no reported injuries or even property damage when two Franklin men shot at one another on Feb. 28.

At 11:40 p.m., the Franklin Police Department Emergency Communications Center got a call of two people shooting at each other in the 500 block of Walnut Street, Sgt. Scott Halverson stated in a press release.

Units arrived on the scene and began their investigation. The investigation revealed that two men, who knew each other, had a dispute. During which, both subjects retrieved firearms and exchanged gunfire between themselves.

Based on the investigation, arrested were: Brian Cooley, 47, who was charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling, discharge of a firearm within city limits and reckless handling of a firearm; and Bobby Blow, 66, who was charged with reckless handling of a firearm and brandishing a firearm.

Both subjects were granted a bond. The investigation is still ongoing.