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Covington Mayor: Cooper will recover

Injured officer has 'a long road ahead of him'

Posted: Saturday, September 22, 2018 12:00 am

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. — Covington police Officer Matt Cooper is continuing to recover from his injuries weeks after a shooting.

Mayor Ronnie Johnston, speaking at a news conference at the Georgia BioScience Training Center, said he’s been gratified by the outpouring of support since Cooper was shot in the line of duty Sept. 3.

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