Security guard found dead after altercation outside Mooresville business

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. - A man died in Mooresville following a fight, police said.

Mooresville police said officers, who were responding to a call reporting a fight in progress on North Main Street, found William Bracken, 51, unconscious and not breathing.

Police said they tried to resuscitate Bracken but were unsuccessful.

Bracken was a security guard for KAM-5 LLC.

After an investigation, officers learned that a fight took place between Bracken and a male patron attempting to enter a business. Witnesses said while Bracken was attempting to restrain the patron, he was struck and sustained injuries.

Police have not released what exactly led to his death. 

The incident is still under investigation.

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