A trainer on the College of West Georgia who has since been fired has been accused of fatally capturing an 18-year-old lady, officers stated.
Richard Sigman, 47, was arrested and charged with homicide shortly after Anna Jones, 18, died after she was shot in a parking deck in Carrollton, Georgia, on Saturday, Carrollton police stated.
Police stated the officers have been initially known as to Tanner Medical Middle in Carrollton at round 12:30 a.m. over experiences of a lady who had been shot.
Jones was pronounced lifeless on the medical heart, and Sigman was arrested and charged with homicide, three counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm through the fee of crime, police stated.
Callers instructed police that the incident unfolded off Adamson Sq. in a courthouse parking deck after Sigman bought right into a verbal altercation with one other man at Leopoldo’s, a preferred pizzeria within the sq..
Police stated the opposite man was alleged to have instructed at the very least one safety guard that Sigman had threatened to shoot him. When safety approached Sigman, they noticed that he had a weapon and ordered him to go away.
Sigman left and started strolling to the parking deck, the place he started capturing right into a parked automobile, hanging Jones, police stated.
“Pals instantly drove her to the hospital, the place she was pronounced lifeless,” police stated.
In a press release supplied to NBC affiliate WXIA of Atlanta, a spokesperson for the college stated Sigman was fired Saturday.
“On behalf of the college, we want to convey our deepest condolences to Anna’s household and plenty of associates,” President Brendan Kelly stated in a press release shared with WXIA.
“We all know this information is troublesome to course of and impacts many members of our college group. We ask that you simply preserve Anna’s household, associates, and all who’ve been touched by this tragedy in your ideas throughout this tremendously troublesome time,” the assertion stated.
The college didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from NBC Information. A webpage itemizing the college’s school within the Division of Administration within the Richards School of Enterprise had as just lately as final month named “Rick Sigman” as a lecturer. His profile has since been faraway from the web page.
Based on WXIA, Jones had been enrolled to attend the college within the fall. Police stated she was not one among Sigman’s college students, in line with the station.
Jones had just lately graduated from Mount Zion Excessive College, faculty leaders stated in a press release on social media.
“Anna beloved this faculty and this group and he or she can be missed dearly by many,” the assertion stated, sharing a hyperlink to a GoFundMe web page set as much as assist cowl funeral prices. As of early Monday, greater than $17,800 had been raised.