A professional golfer and two other men were found dead after a shooting at a country club in Georgia. Police have begun an investigation.
The Cobb Country Police said that Eugene “Gene” Siller was found shot in the head at the Pines Country Club in Kennesaw on Saturday and did not respond. Atlanta Constitution Report.
Witnesses told the media that the suspect’s truck was stuck near the 18th green. When Siller went to check, the suspect shot him.
The police rushed to the scene and found two bodies Other men On a white Ram 3500 pickup truck on the green of a golf course. One person identified as Paul Pearson was the registered owner of the pickup truck, while the identity of the other man was not disclosed. Both had gunshot wounds.
The motive behind the shooting is unclear.
On Sunday, Cobb County Police spokesman Shenise Barner said that the last time the suspect was seen heading to Lake Frey Road, he was at large.
Since 2007, Siller has participated in the PGA Section Golf Championships in Georgia.He had previously served as its senior manager at Summit Chase Country Club. Head golfer According to Gwinnet Daily Post, he is also the director of golf.
The Georgia PGA Department expressed its condolences and wrote on Twitter: “Pray for his family and the family of Pine Country Club.”
The route of the shooting was Near Kennesaw State UniversityAccording to NBC News, the golf team of the university often uses the course.
Soon after the shooting, KSU officials issued an emergency alert, notifying students, faculty and staff of the incident.
The university said on Twitter: “The suspect has long hair, a white/tan shirt and dark work pants.”
the last time Golf course death What shocked the country was in 2011, when two suspects wearing ski masks tried to rob a golfer at Deerfield Beach Club in Florida. La Taurus Randall, who fought back, was shot and died in the hospital the next day. Melvin Philpat was not injured in the incident.
In 2006, an employee who was closing a store at Forest Oaks Golf Course in Florida was shot and killed by a robber.