- Associated Press - Friday, December 26, 2014

EASTMAN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in central Georgia are investigating the shooting death of a man on Christmas Day.

Dodge County Coroner Joe Smith says 51-year-old Mark Coppack of Eastman was pronounced dead shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday at a friend’s house on Garrett Oxley Road.

The Telegraph newspaper of Macon reports (https://bit.ly/1ARTy0J) that a suspect was taken into custody.

The shooting is being investigated by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Few other details were available Friday.

Eastman is about 55 miles southeast of Macon.


Information from: The Macon Telegraph, https://www.macontelegraph.com



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