Harris County marks first homicide of 2021 with deadly Pine Mountain shooting


HAMILTON, Ga. (AP) – Authorities said a shooting that left one person dead marks the first homicide of 2021 in Georgia’s Harris County.

Harris County Coroner Joe Weldon told the Ledger-Enqurier that 29-year-old Dylan Eldridge died at Columbus Piedmont Regional at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday.

He had been shot at a private home in Pine Mountain. Weldon says at least one person is in custody, but authorities have not released a name or details about the shooting.

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