UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Killings of Three at Georgia Gun Range

This is an update to the recent discussion: 3 Dead in Georgia Gun Range Shooting; 40 Weapons Stolen

Jacob Christian Muse is facing three counts of malice murder, according to a news release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The 21-year-old, from College Park, was arrested on Friday in the slayings at the Lock, Stock and Barrel Shooting Range in rural Coweta County, about 50 miles southwest of Atlanta.

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the GBI, the Grantville Police Department and the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the family-run business on April 8, after they received a 911 call from the owner’s son. They said he discovered his family members dead inside the range.

The victims were identified as Thomas Hawk, 75; Evelyn Hawk, 75, who run the shooting range, and their 17-year-old grandson, Luke Hawk. He was on spring break when the violence occurred, helping out his grandparents with the business.

✱”Some” 40 guns and the range’s surveillance camera were also stolen.

✱Muse is at the Coweta County Jail.

No further details were available.

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