The proprietor of a Georgia run vary was killed in a theft that additionally claimed the lives of his spouse and grandson, authorities mentioned Saturday.
The Grantville Police Department mentioned the theft occurred Friday night at Lock Stock & Barrel Shooting, in line with a Facebook assertion.
The Coweta County Coroner’s Office recognized the victims as Tommy Hawk, Evelyn Hawk and Luke Hawk. Grantville Police Chief Steve Whitlock advised NBC affiliate WXIA of Atlanta that Luke Hawk was on spring break from faculty and returned dwelling to assist his grandparents with their enterprise.
Police mentioned about 40 weapons and a video digital camera have been taken from the gun vary. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating. Due to the variety of weapons taken, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was additionally known as to help.
The capturing vary is in rural Coweta County, about 50 miles southeast of Atlanta. Police are searching for witnesses and haven’t introduced any arrests as of Saturday afternoon.
The Associated Press contributed.