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Following the shooting at the Pinetree Country Club that claimed the life of golf pro and director Gene Siller, the bodies of two more victims have been discovered.
According to the Cobb County Police Department, two men were found shot to death in the bed of a Ram 3500 pick-up truck parked at the country club’s golf course during a subsequent investigation.
According to authorities, one of the males was identified as Paul Pierson. The Ram 3500 belonged to him. The identity of the other man has yet to be determined.
All of us at the GSGA are deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred earlier today at Pinetree CC. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gene Siller’s family and friends. 🙏
— Georgia State Golf Association (@GSGA) July 4, 2021
[UPDATE] Read more about the killer Bryan Anthony Rhoden.
He is around 40-45 years old.=
Found Dead Full Details
According to the authorities, both individuals found in the pickup truck’s bed died of gunshot wounds. On Saturday afternoon, just after 2:27 p.m., a fatal shooting occurred at 3400 McCollum Parkway.
Officers came to find a man with a gunshot wound to the head on the green of the 10th hole. Gene Siller, a golf pro and director, was later identified as the victim. According to a club member, the alleged gunman drove his car to the country club’s golf course’s 10th fairway, where Siller went to check what was going on and was shot.
Five gunshots were heard in a sequence, according to a witness. The witness said, “Then nothing went on, and immediately members reacting like ‘I think there might be gunshots’ and then apparently somebody was down on the ground,”
“Then it was kind of like a frenzy, everyone was trying to figure out what was going on.”
According to the Cobb County Police Department, which is investigating the incident, the suspect has not been arrested or identified, and investigators are still trying to figure out what his motives were. He stands 6-foot-1 and weighs 170 pounds.
The suspect was last seen heading toward Shiloh Road near Club Drive. The suspect is also described as having long hair, wearing a white or tan shirt, and dark-colored work pants, according to authorities.
Authorities were searching for the suspect from 2:58 p.m. to at least 4:26 p.m. on Saturday, according to tweets from Kennesaw State University, which is just east of the country club. There has been no indication of a purpose for the suspect’s acts, nor have there been any additional facts concerning what led up to the shooting.
Who was Gene Siller?
Mr. Siller, who was the country club’s director of golf, was discovered dead near the 10th hole of the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga., some 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, according to authorities.
Siller was previously a golf pro in Gwinnett County, where he was director of golf and head golf pro at Summit Chase Country Club, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post. He has also worked at the St. Ives Country Club.
According to the newspaper, he moved to Pinetree in 2019. He was also, according to the Post, “a regular competitor in Georgia PGA Section golf tournaments since 2007.”
#BREAKING: Two more bodies found inside the pick-up truck that drove onto a Georgia golf course. The club pro approached the truck, which was stuck on a berm, and he was shot dead by the driver. https://t.co/flLWPLqy9j
— Brendan Keefe (@BrendanKeefe) July 4, 2021