Cedric Winston is charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder as well as various other charges related to the death.
48-year-old Victoria Strong was shot in the leg after an altercation broke out between two groups of people at a party in September 2012. She died almost a week later.
Freeport police say they're happy to finally be nearing the close of the case.
"Well, I just want to say that I'm very proud of our detective bureau, and the officers of this department who put a lot of time and effort into this case," says Todd Barkalow, Interim Chief of the Freeport Police Department. "It's come to somewhat of a conclusion at this point. Next up will be the court system."
A second man, LaShawn Thurman, also faces murder and attempted murder charges in the death of Strong.
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