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.

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.