Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a Homicide that occurred on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 4:37 pm in Freeport.
According to detectives, officers responded to a 911 call for a shooting that took place in the Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Stevens Street. Upon police arrival, officers observed two males, 21 and 19 years of age, who were the victims of gunshot wounds. The 21-year-old male was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by a staff physician. The 19-year-old male was also taken to an area hospital where he is currently listed in stable condition. The deceased males’ identity is not being released at this time and the investigation into the incident continues.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Squad 11/28/20/2300/8834
Details by: D/Sgt Gilroy/Homicide Squad 12/02/20/0940/8348
The above deceased victim has been identified as Taffarie Haughton, 21 of Freeport.