Gadsden Police are investigating a homicide taking place in the 500 block of Taylor Street on Wednesday afternoon. .
Officers arrived at the scene and found 23-year-old Anibal Cristobal Francisco suffering from a gunshot wound. Francisco was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Officers reportedly observed someone run from the rear of the residence and took him into custody after a brief chase. The suspect is being held in the Etowah County Jail.
His identity is being withheld pending formal charges.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Detective Bullock at (256)-549-4627 or the Gadsden Police Department’s tipline at (256)-543-2444.