The sports activities neighborhood is talking out following the loss of life of John Wes Townley.

Over the weekend, the previous NASCAR driver was killed in a “double taking pictures” in Georgia, an Athens-Clarke County coroner confirmed to the Athens Banner-Herald. He was 31. A spokesperson for Athens-Clarke County Police Division, Lt. Shaun Barnett, additionally informed the outlet that when authorities responded to the incident round 9 p.m. on Oct. 2, Townley and a 30-year-old feminine had been shot. After being transported to a neighborhood hospital, Townley handed away, whereas Barnett confirmed the feminine’s accidents are “critical.”

Whereas no expenses have been made, Barnett informed the publication that authorities have been in touch with a suspect—a 32-year-old male who was “identified to the sufferer.” An investigation is at the moment ongoing. Nonetheless, per the outlet, Lt. Barnett notes that the state of affairs “seems associated to home violence.”

E! Information has reached out to authorities for extra particulars however has not heard again.