A Franklin man is charged with first-degree manslaughter following the shooting death of another Franklin man Monday night.

Franklin Police say Samuel B. Allen, 43, is charged in connection with the shooting death of 42 year-old Tifton C. Gamble.

According to a release, Franklin Police responded to a 911 hang up call at 513 Brevard Street late Monday. Upon arrival officers located a male, identified as Gamble, on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the chest. Officers administered CPR and first aid at the scene. Gamble was transported to the Medical Center at Franklin where he was pronounced dead.

The release says during the investigation detectives identified Allen as a suspect. After extensive interviews Allen was arrested on the manslaughter charge and lodged in the Simpson County Detention Center.

The release listed the time of the shooting as 8:25 p.m.

The investigation is considered ongoing.

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