Man Arrested in Georgia Gun Range Shooting that Killed 3

GRANTVILLE, Ga. — A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal armed robbery at a Georgia gun range that left three members of a family dead last week.

Jacob Christian Muse, of College Park, is charged with three counts of malice murder—

When Grantville officers arrived at the scene of Lock Stock & Barrel Shooting Range on the night of April 8, they discovered the bodies of the gun range’s owner, along with his wife and grandson. Thomas Hawk (75) and Evelyn Hawk (75) were identified. Luke Hawk (17).

Investigators said that as many as 40 guns and the range’s surveillance camera were also stolen.

Shooting range located approximately 50 miles (about 80.8 kilometers) from Atlanta in rural Coweta County.

Steve Whitlock, Police Chief, stated that the Hawk family is well-respected and respected in their close-knit small-town community. The Hawks had operated Lock Stock & Barrel for nearly 30 years. The Hawks’ grandson, who was visiting from spring break, helped his grandparents in the shop.

Officials confirmed that Muse was taken into custody at the Coweta County Jail. Officials did not provide any additional details about Muse’s ar

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