Victim identified following Bleckley County homicide

The Bleckley County Sheriff's Office is investigating a weekend homicide that left one man dead.

Gregory Thompson, 29, of Vernon Road in Cochran, was pronounced dead at The Medical Center of Central Georgia at 11:14 a.m. Sunday, said Bibb County coroner Leon Jones.

Thompson was shot in the chest in Bleckley County and died in surgery, Jones said.

Sheriff Harold Lancaster is expected to release more details in the killing later today.

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