Aretha Franklin's son severely beaten in Detroit

DETROIT According to Gwendolyn Quinn, Eddie Franklin was attacked at a gas station last night and is undergoing surgery at a hospital.

Three people may have been involved in the attack. the motive is unknown. Police say a female acquaintance was with Eddie Franklin at the time and drove him to the hospital.

Investigators say they want to speak to him once he's able to talk.

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