Chick-fil-A restaurants donate proceeds to fallen officer's family

  • Taylor Goldenstein, Austin American-Statesman
12:47 p.m Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 Nation & World
People mourn at the funeral for San Marcos Police officer Kenneth Copeland at Community Bible Church in San Antonio on Dec. 13, 2017. (Photo: Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman)

Some central Texas Chick-fil-A restaurants are donating Thursday profits to the family of slain San Marcos police Officer Kenneth Copeland.

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Copeland, 58, was fatally shot Dec. 4 while serving an arrest warrant, making him the first officer in the department’s history to be killed in the line of duty.

The restaurants in New Braunfels, San Marcos and Kyle are participating.