On October 15, 2017, at approximately 9:00 pm, Franklinton Police Department Officers were dispatched to a complaint of illegal discharge of firearms in the 1000 block of T.W. Barker Drive. Witnesses told Franklinton Police Department Dispatch a black male was seen running down Mason Street, following the shots. As Officers arrived in the area they observed a black male standing in the area. Officers spoke with the male who was identified as Lamarius Lowe of Franklinton.
During the course of the investigation and for Officer safety, a pat-down was conducted of Lowe where Officers discovered a firearm concealed on Lowe's person. Officers arrested Lamarius Lowe for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.
The initial complaint of illegal discharge of a firearm is still under investigation and may produce additional charges at a later date for Lowe.