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Man charged with murder of Isle of Hope firefighter

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Brandon Mackey (Source: SCMPD) Brandon Mackey (Source: SCMPD)
Wesley Franklin, left, was shot June 25, 2012. Wesley Franklin, left, was shot June 25, 2012.

A man was taken into custody in Texas in connection with the June 2012 fatal shooting of a Isle of Hope firefighter Wesley Franklin. 

Franklin was fatally shot on June 25, 2012 outside Deb's Pub and Grub on Norwood Avenue as a robbery was in progress.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police announced the arrest Friday morning. Police Chief Willie Lovett will hold a news conference about the case at 11 a.m.

Brandon Mackey, 26, was taken into custody Thursday night by SCMPD investigators and the Fort Worth Police Dept. in Watauga, Texas, according to police.

Mackay is charged with the murder of Franklin. 

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