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pretty crazy story out of Georgia. Siller was killed when he went to investigate why there was a pickup truck on the 10th green. there were two other dead bodies in the truck. 

https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/04/us/gene-siller-pro-golfer-shot-killed-georgia-golf-course/index.html

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This is a very very sad story. He leaves a wife and two small children.

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I heard about this yesterday, it makes no sense to me unless the shooter was a disgruntled ex-employee.

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14 minutes ago, DawgDaddy said:

I heard about this yesterday, it makes no sense to me unless the shooter was a disgruntled ex-employee.

the way i understand it, i don’t think the shooter had any association with the country club. 

the truck was stolen from one of the people found dead in the back and the shooter got it stuck when he tried driving across the course. 

Gene Siller went out to 18 green to see why there was a truck parked there. just tragic wrong place wrong time for him. 

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7 minutes ago, Chip Strokes said:

the way i understand it, i don’t think the shooter had any association with the country club. 

the truck was stolen from one of the people found dead in the back and the shooter got it stuck when he tried driving across the course. 

Gene Siller went out to 18 green to see why there was a truck parked there. just tragic wrong place wrong time for him. 

Innocent people who were killed are a tragic victim of Gun culture, very sad, happens far too often (once is to much). Not like this in Finland etc who also have big gun culture.

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13 minutes ago, Nassau said:

Innocent people who were killed are a tragic victim of Gun culture, very sad, happens far too often (once is to much). Not like this in Finland etc who also have big gun culture.

yeah we can leave the politics out of the discussion about a very sad incident

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4 hours ago, Chip Strokes said:

the way i understand it, i don’t think the shooter had any association with the country club. 

the truck was stolen from one of the people found dead in the back and the shooter got it stuck when he tried driving across the course. 

Gene Siller went out to 18 green to see why there was a truck parked there. just tragic wrong place wrong time for him. 

I think it was the 10th green.

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There is a Go Fund Me page set-up for his family. The outpouring of support from the national golf community has been fantastic. 

https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-family-of-gene-siller?qid=e0e5d02a79ed1937f35da1c08848652f

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