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Joshua Gardner

Update (3:40 p.m., June 1, 2022): 32-year-old Joshua Gardner turned himself into police following a May 26 shooting in Franklin, according to Franklin Police Department Public Information Officer Lt. Charlie Warner.

Warner said in an email that Gardner turned himself in two days after the incident on Saturday, May 28. 

Gardner was charged with assault and disorderly conduct and was released on a $7,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is scheduled to appear in court on July 14.

Original story (10:08 p.m. May 26, 2022):

The Franklin Police Department is searching for a man they said fired gunshots on Short Court on Thursday night.

According to a news release, the shooting occurred during a "disturbance" around 8 p.m. in which an unidentified person was physically assaulted outside of a home.

Police said that no one was injured by the gunfire, and now they are searching for a suspect identified as 32-year-old Joshua Gardner, of Springfield, who they said was last seen driving an older model white GMC Yukon SUV with black rims.

Police ask that anyone with information about Gardner's whereabouts call FPD at (615) 794-2513.