26-year-old shot to death in Franklin early Thursday identified

Authorities responded to the incident around 12:43 a.m.

A 26-year-old man was shot to death in Franklin Thursday night, and police are searching for suspects.

Authorities were called to 25 Elwood Road around 12:43 a.m. for a report of someone shot. There, they found the victim, who had been shot in the chest. He was rushed to the hospital, and pronounced dead around 1:50 a.m., according to the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office in a press release.

Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey identified the victim as Deandre Akeem Scott in a press conference Thursday morning, according to Boston 25. Morrissey said authorities don’t believe the shooting was random; he didn’t name any suspects.

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Franklin police detectives, as well as those from state police assigned to the district attorney, are continuing to investigate, the release said.