SUV Rallies Against Franco Shooting

A heartbroken Mrs. Franco spoke to the media about her daughter’s murder.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

Local community, clergy and residents joined Jacobi Medical Center’s violence interruption program Stand Up to Violence to rally against gun violence on Tuesday, April 11 at 761 E. 214th Street.

The rally was held in response to the fatal shooting of Margarita Franco, 26, on Sunday, April 2 at the same location.

Franco was discovered dead on arrival with a gunshot wound to the back of her head.

No arrests have been made and a motive has yet to be determined.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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