Police: Teen killed outside Freeport house party

FREEPORT - Police say a house party ended in Freeport last night with the death of a teenager.Authorities found 19-year-old Shaqueil Reese's body in the grass at the Freeport Yacht Club early this morning. Investigators say he was at a party at the home next door when bullets rang out at around 1:30 a.m.While police continue to look for a motive, Reese's family already has one in mind. Family members say his cousin Lawrence Hartman was murdered last year in Hempstead. Hartman's accused killer is about to go to trial, and Reese's family members say they can't help but wonder if there's a connection.Jury selection for the murder trial of the man charged in Hartman's death is set to begin Monday.Police urge anyone with information on Reese's murder to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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