Freeport, Fla— Early Saturday morning Walton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a reported home invasion, which resulted in the death of a male subject.
After the initial emergency response, WCSO began the investigation on Loop Circle in Freeport. The encounter began with dogs barking, alerting the two residents that there was someone at the front door. Upon opening the door, one of the residents said they were attacked with a bottle by the subject who was trying to enter their home. The physical altercation ultimately resulted in the death of the subject.
We will release more information as the investigation continues, including the name of the subject once next of kin has been notified.