SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — The funeral will be held for a Texas police officer who was fatally shot last week while trying to serve a warrant on a domestic violence suspect.
San Marcos Officer Kenneth Copeland's funeral is set for late Wednesday morning at Community Bible Church in San Antonio, located about 50 miles (80.46 kilometers) southwest of San Marcos. Interment follows on the church grounds.
A procession of emergency vehicle will escort Copeland's body from a funeral home in San Marcos to the San Antonio church.
The 58-year-old officer was a 19-year veteran of the San Marcos Police Department.
Copeland was shot Dec. 4. The man suspected of shooting him has been charged with capital murder of a peace officer.