18-year-old James Clark and 17-year-old Tyler Jones of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana where attempting to illegally night hunt. Jones was holding a spotlight while Clark was trying to shoot over the cab of their truck at what they thought was a deer. While attempting the shot Clark's .270-caliber rifle unintentionally discharged inside the truck. The bullet ricocheted and struck Jones in the head. Jones was treated at the emergency room and released.
Clark and Jones were cited for hunting deer during illegal hours, hunting from a public road and hunting from a moving vehicle. Clark was also cited for discharging a firearm from a public road.