Ga. officer mistaken for coyote, fatally shot
Officer Christoper Arby Upton was a four-year veteran of the force
Duty Death: Officer Christoper Arby Upton - [Monroe, Georgia]
JASPER COUNTY, Ga. — A U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officer was shot and killed in middle Georgia by a hunter who apparently mistook the ranger for a coyote.
Officer Christoper Arby Upton, 37, was on routine patrol in the Ocmulgee Bluff Equestrian Recreation Area in Jasper County on Friday when he was shot by Norman Clinton Hale, 40, of McDonough.
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