MPD identifies man killed during robbery on Lucy Avenue

Updated: Dec. 20, 2016 at 1:35 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department identified the man shot on Lucy Avenue on Monday.

Frankie Sanders, 55, died as a result of the gunshot wound he received during a robbery around 3 a.m.

Investigators say a man approached Sanders and fired the shot while trying to rob him. Sanders was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition, but later died.

No arrests have been made. The homicide investigation is ongoing.

Friends and neighbors said Sanders was a Navy veteran, who kept to himself.

Sanders' death marks the 222nd homicide in Memphis this year.

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