A Georgian man has been arrested in connection with murder of the owner of a Grantville shooting range and their teenage grandson last week, authorities said.
Jacob Christian Muse, 21, of College Park, was charged with three counts of malicious murder in the April 8 murder at the Lock, Stock and Barrel Shooting Range, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement. declare Friday evening.
Killed at the family business were Tommy and Evelyn Hawk, both 75, and their grandson, Alexander Luke Hawk, 18, according to GBI and his family. Officials said they were shot dead and about 40 guns were stolen.
A spokesman for the office said Muse was arrested Friday. Details of his arrest as well as the incident and investigation have not been released.
“This joint investigation is still active and ongoing,” the GBI statement said.
According to online prison records, Muse was held at the Coweta County Jail without bond. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney who could speak for him.
The discovery of the bodies was made by a family member, Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk, son of the Hawks and father of Luke Hawk.
Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk discovered the bodies of his parents and son after he was unable to visit them at the family business on April 8 and went to examine them, he said on Monday.
Grantville is about 40 miles southwest of College Park, a city in the Atlanta area.