Man shot in face at home


CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga.,None - Police in Cherokee County are investigating after a man was shot in the face while his wife and children were home.


Just after midnight Thursday, Cherokee County deputies got the call to the Forest Creek subdivision in Canton.


Police said a man and his brother were “horsing around” when the shooting happened.


Paramedics life-flighted Jeff Coker to Atlanta Medical Center in serious condition, police said.


Deputies said they are still trying to determine who fired the shot.


Police said officers found a .357 magnum inside the house, but would not say if that was the gun used.

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