Jacob Muse has been arrested and charged for the triple murder at the Lock, Stock & Barrel in Georgia. According to police records Jacob Muse allegedly walked into the Lock, Stock & Barrel and would shoot and kill Tommy and Evelyn Hawk as well as their grandson Luke Hawk. It is not known at this time if Jacob Muse had any relationship with the Hawk’s or what was the motive behind the triple murder. Jacob Muse has been charged with three counts of malice murder which maximum sentence is the death penalty.
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Jacob Christian Muse, 21, of College Park, was charged with three counts of malice murder, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
Details of what led investigators to the arrest of Muse were not immediately available.
Tommy and Evelyn Hawk and their grandson Luke were found the night of April 8 at the Lock, Stock & Barrel, which is owned by the family.
The Hawk family did not have a comment immediately following the arrest.
Muse was booked into the Coweta County jail.
Officials said the joint investigation into the murders remains open and very active.
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A Georgia man was arrested in connection with a shooting at a Grantville, Georgia, shooting range that resulted in three deaths last week, authorities said Friday.
Jacob Christian Muse, 21, faces three counts of “malice murder” in the shooting on April 8 at the Lock Stock & Barrel Shooting Range, according to a statement from Georgia Bureau of Investigations, the ATF and the Grantville Police Department.
t’s unclear whether Muse had an attorney as of Friday. He is at the Coweta County Jail, authorities said.
The victims were the range owner, Tommy Hawk, his wife Evelyn – both 75 – and their 17-year-old grandson, Luke, according to officials. They were all shot inside the family business, authorities said.
The bodies were discovered by Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk, son of the couple and father to Luke, according to the police.
Authorities said the suspect had also stolen a cache of firearms from the shooting range, which is about 50 miles southwest of Atlanta.