County Police Issue Arrest Warrant for Wilkinsburg Homicide

Brandon Franklin

Allegheny County- On November 14th at 10:23PM Wilkinsburg Police and Paramedics responded to Woodlawn Ave for a home invasion with a male shot. When Officers arrived, they discovered a 42-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives obtained video from inside the residence and with the help of the community were able to identify the individual as 22-year-old Brandon Franklin.

The Allegheny County Police have secured an arrest warrant charging Franklin with Criminal Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Restraint, Criminal Conspiracy, Terroristic Threats, Robbery Burglary and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.

Brandon Franklin is identified as a black male, height 5ft 11in, weight 190lbs, black hair, and brown eyes. He is known to frequent the Homewood section of Pittsburgh.

Anyone sighting Franklin should call 9-1-1 immediately. Anyone with information concerning his whereabouts is asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS, callers can remain anonymous. We can also be reached via our social media sites.