Freeport Police Investigate City's Third Murder of 2013

FREEPORT - Police investigate the Pretzel City's third official murder of the year.
UPDATE (9/27/13, 2:28pm): The victim of Wednesday's shooting is identified as Walter Scott, 34.  The Freeport native was shot multiple times in the head according to the Stephenson County Coroner's Office.  It's Freeport's third murder this year.

FREEPORT- Police are investigating the shooting death of a 34-year-old man.

Just after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, officers were called to the 800 block of West Chestnut where they found the victim. Police tell Eyewitness News the investigation is still in the early stages, but they did confirm the death is suspicious.

The name of the victim is not being released.

If you have any information you're asked to contact freeport police or stateline area crime stoppers.

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