SAVANNAH, GA (June 29, 2012) Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are asking the public to help identify the gunman who shot a patron in a Sandfly area lounge Monday morning.

 Homicide detectives are searching for a black male in his mid-20s with short to medium hair, 5-8 to 5-10, about 175 pounds with a medium complexion who was wearing a mask over the lower portion of his face. Video showing the suspect taken during the robbery was released today.

 William Franklin, 21, died after being shot during the robbery of Deb’s Pub and Grub just off Skidaway Drive on Norwood Avenue about 2 a.m. He was inside the bar when the suspect fired a weapon while robbing other patrons outside.

 Anyone with information on the case or that can lead to the identification of the gunman is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). In the body type, include “CStop2020” plus the tip. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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