Attempted murder accused sought by Cornwall police

In this provided photo, a wanted poster from Cornwall police for Kerby Franklin. The Cornwall man is wanted on a charge of attempted murder. (CPS via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – The Cornwall Police Service is trying to locate a man accused of attempted murder.

Police say a man burst into a city home a little over a week ago (April 20) and allegedly hit a person inside the home with some sort of weapon.

The man who was attacked in is hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say.

Once he is found, 32-year-old Kerby Franklin will face charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon, break and enter and two counts of assault.

Police say this is an isolated case and the general public is not in danger.

Franklin has a long history with city police involving charges surrounding drug trafficking and stolen property.

In November 2018, he was charged with dangerous driving, flight from police, possession of stolen property, drug possession and drug trafficking.

In August 2019, he was charged with impaired driving, drug possession and trafficking and break of probation. Franklin was charged again three months later with drug trafficking, possession of stolen property and breach of probation.

If you know his whereabouts, call your local police department.