A golf professional at a suburban Atlanta nation membership was shot and killed on Saturday by a person who drove onto the golf course in a pickup truck bearing the our bodies of two different males within the mattress of the automobile, the police mentioned.
The golf professional was recognized by a number of golf organizations as Gene Siller, who was in his 40s. One of the victims discovered useless within the truck’s mattress was recognized as Paul Pierson, who was the registered proprietor of the white RAM 3500 pickup truck, the Cobb County Police Department mentioned in an announcement on Sunday. The third sufferer has not been recognized as of Sunday night.
Both males discovered within the pickup truck’s mattress had died of gunshot wounds, the police mentioned.
The suspect has not been apprehended or recognized, and investigators are nonetheless making an attempt to find out a motive, mentioned the Cobb County Police Department, which is investigating the capturing.
Mr. Siller, who had been serving as director of golf at the nation membership, was discovered useless at about 2:21 p.m. on Saturday close to the 10th gap of the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga., about 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, the police mentioned.
The fleeing suspect was “armed and dangerous” and was spotted about a mile outside the country club at about 4 p.m. on Saturday, the university’s office of emergency management said on Twitter.
At about 5 p.m., the university said there was no longer a “credible threat to campus.”
The Georgia State Golf Association said in a statement that “our thoughts and prayers are with Gene Siller’s family and friends.” Mr. Siller competed in the Yamaha Atlanta Open in May.
The Georgia PGA posted on Twitter on Saturday: “Tragedy has stricken the Georgia Section PGA in the loss of our Member, Gene Siller. Thoughts and prayers for his family and the Pinetree Country Club family.” Jim Richerson, the president of the Professional Golfers Association, said in a statement that the “PGA of America sends our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to his family, club and the Georgia PGA community.”