CARROLLTON, GEORGIA: Richard Sigman, a professor at the University of West Georgia, was sacked following his arrest on suspicion of killing a student on Saturday, July 30. He was also charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Anna Jones, 18, was shot when she was seated in a parked car, according to the victim’s name.
Carrollton Police Department authorities claim that the 47-year-old professor got into a verbal altercation with another guy at an Italian restaurant. According to authorities, the other man told security that Sigman had threatened to shoot him. When restaurant security noticed Sigman carrying a firearm, they asked him to leave. Sigman later departed and went to a parking garage, where he allegedly opened fire into a parked car, killing Jones inside, according to police.
“According to the inquiry, Sigman then entered the parking garage and started shooting into a parked car, hitting the victim. Friends drove her right away to the hospital, where she was later confirmed dead “On Facebook, Carrollton police posted something. “This investigation is still going on. The Carrollton Police Department encourages anyone with information to get in touch.” Sigman was recorded as “currently booked” in the Carroll County Jail’s web records as of Sunday noon, according to CNN. No bond sum was specified. It was unclear if Sigman was represented by counsel.
Jones has just received his high school diploma. The nearby Mount Zion High School posted a message to Facebook saying, “Anna loved this school and this town and she will be missed by many.” “Please remember her family and friends in your prayers as they go through this trying time,” was the request. On Saturday, the University of West Georgia president released a statement. President Dr. Brendan Kelly announced, according to Law & Crime, “The University of West Georgia has learned of the loss of one of its students, Anna Jones, who passed suddenly following an off-campus incident earlier today.”
“Richard Sigman’s employment with UWG has been terminated, and the Carrollton Police Department, which is in charge of this ongoing investigation, and UWG continue to cooperate. We would like to express our sincere sympathies to Anna’s family and many friends on behalf of the university “stated Kelly. “Anna was a lovely, kind, and kind person, and I shall always miss her. No one could ever enumerate every one of the positive traits that exist. She was a wonderful friend to everyone and always so upbeat, according to pal Ethan Lepard, who spoke with the New York Post.