Gene Siller, a professional golfer, was assassinated and two others were discovered dead at a Georgia golf course.
Police are searching for the individual who shot and killed professional golfer Gene Siller on Saturday at a country club north of Atlanta.
Around 2:20 p.m., Cobb County police responded to a report of a person shot and discovered Siller on the green of the Pinetree Country Club’s 10th hole in Kennesaw, according to a news release from the police department.
Siller, a club employee, was discovered unresponsive with what police described as a “apparent gunshot wound to the head” and was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to a member of the club, the suspect drove to the green in a white Ram 3500 pickup truck and shot 41-year-old Siller when he went to see what was going on. The suspect then fled, according to WXIA.
According to the release, police discovered the truck still on the green and discovered the bodies of two men in the truck’s bed. According to police, both victims sustained apparent gunshot wounds.
According to police, one of the men has been identified as Paul Pierson, the registered owner of the Ram 3500. The other victim has not been identified.
The suspect, who has not been identified, is still at large.
Students at Kennesaw State University, which is located near the country club, received an alert from the university’s Emergency Management Twitter account regarding the incident.
The Georgia State Golf Association extended its condolences on the passing of Siller. “We are all deeply saddened at the GSGA by the tragic events that occurred earlier today at Pinetree CC. Gene Siller’s family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers “The association issued a tweet.
According to the Pinetree Country Club, Siller is survived by his wife and two children, ages six and seven.
“The Georgia Section PGA has been struck by tragedy with the death of our Member, Gene Siller. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the Pinetree Country Club community “The Professional Golfers’ Association of Georgia tweeted.
President of the PGA of America Jim Richerson also issued a statement: “We are truly heartbroken to learn of the senseless murder that occurred yesterday at Pine Tree Country Club in Georgia, killing PGA member Gene Siller.” “The PGA of America extends its heartfelt condolences to his family, club, and the Georgia PGA community.”
Siller’s family established a GoFundMe page to assist with financial needs.