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Police Investigate Park Homicide

Published On: Jun 17 2012 04:35:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 18 2012 05:19:19 PM CDT

Police are investigating the shooting death of a local 22-year-old man after a shooting at a public park.

Williamston Police were called Sunday at about 2 a.m. to Moratoc Park.

Officers found a large party there and were told that a shooting victim had been taken to a hospital.

The victim is Travis Freeman, from Oak City in Martin County.

Local residents said the party was thrown by a DJ originally from Williamston as a way to promote local artists. Residents said the crowd became rowdy and a fight broke out involving a gun.

A possible motive and suspects have not yet been released.

The Williamston Police Department is continuing to investigate this case and asks anyone with information to contact the Williamston Police Department at (252) 792-2124, Martin County Crime Stoppers at (252) 792-8800.