Golf Pro among 3 dead after shooting at Georgia Country Club, say police


A golf pro was shot dead at a suburban Atlanta country club after a pickup truck drove the bodies of two others to the golf course, police said.
The golf pro was identified by several golf organizations as Gene Siller, in his 40s. The Cobb County Police Department said in a statement that one of the victims found dead in the bed of the truck was identified as Paul Pearson, the registered owner of a white RAM 3500 pickup truck. The identity of the third victim could not be ascertained till evening
Police said both the men found in the bed of the pickup truck had died of bullet injuries.
The Cobb County Police Department, which is investigating the shooting, said the suspect has not been apprehended or identified, and investigators are still trying to determine what his motives were.
Mr Siller, who was serving as director of golf at the country club, was found dead near the 10th hole at Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga., about 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, at about 2:21 p.m. Said the police.
Tweets From Kennesaw State University, which is just east of the country club, it shows that officers were searching for the suspect from 2:58 p.m. to at least 4:26 p.m.
The university’s Office of Emergency Management said on Twitter that the fleeing suspect was “armed and dangerous” and was seen about a mile outside the country club at around 4 p.m.
around 5 pm, university Said that there was no longer a “credible threat to the campus”
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Jean Siller,” the Georgia State Golf Association said in a statement. Mr. Siller attended the Yamaha Atlanta Open in May.
Posted by Georgia PGA on Twitter On Saturday: “Tragedy has plagued Georgia Section PGA in the loss of our member, Jean Siller. Thoughts and prayers to his family and the Pinetree Country Club family.” Professional Golfers Association President Jim Richardson said in a statement that “The PGA of America sends our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy to his family, the club, and the Georgia PGA community.”


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