UPDATE: Deceased man identified in attempted home invasion in Freeport

FREEPORT, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - UPDATE: 1/7/16 4:07 P.M

Officials have identified the man killed in an attempted home invasion in Freeport.

He is Sedrick Marshawn Williams, 26, of Georgia.

Deputies say Williams and a resident fought after Williams attempted to enter a home on Loop Circle in Freeport early Saturday morning. Williams was killed in the fight involving a knife.

The Walton County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation.

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One person is dead after an attempted home invasion in Freeport Saturday morning.

According to the Walton County Sheriff's Office, emergency crews received the call around 2 a.m. Saturday. They responded to a home on Loop Circle in Freeport.

According to a report from the sheriff's office, one of the residents told deputies a man tried to enter their home. They said he was carrying a broken bottle.

The resident told deputies they fought. The suspected invader was stabbed and died. The man's identity has not yet been released. Officials are still investigating.