10/06/2016 Arrest Made in Connection with Homicide

An arrest has been made in connection with a homicide that occurred in July.

Willie Charles McKay, 14, of Pensacola was arrested around 4:25 p.m. today and charged with murder.

The incident occurred shortly before 8 a.m. July 20 at the corner of East Avery and North Tarragona streets.

The victim – Mark E. Freeman, 34, of Pensacola – died at the scene.

A woman reported the incident to police after hearing at least one gun shot.

Sgt. Stephen Bauer said a motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Willie McKay
Willie McKay