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Shooting case remains under investigation
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No arrests have been made and an investigation continues into the shooting death of a popular coach for the Dawson County Parks and Recreation Department.

Brandon Weaver, 37, died Saturday, Nov. 22, at a residence on Whitney Place, just off Dawson Forest Road, according to Dawson County Sheriff Public Information Officer Tony Wooten.

Weaver was shot two times in the chest at close range during a fight at the home, Wooten said.

Weavers son had attended a birthday party at the Whitney Place residence earlier in the evening and then left the property, reportedly after a situation made him feel uncomfortable. The kid had walked off from the property and wanted to be picked up, Wooten said.

After Weavers son returned home, Weaver and an unidentified male returned to the Whitney Place residence to confront the people living there. Shortly afterward, an altercation ensued, Wooten said. The cause of the fight is still under investigation.

A call was placed to 911 around 10:30 p.m., and shots were fired shortly after the call was placed, Wooten said.

Weaver was the father of three children. He had coached with Dawson County Parks and Recreation since 2007. He coached football, t-ball and basketball.

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