19-year-old Vinell Ayers, of Memphis, Tennessee, and Fontaine Craft were playing with a handgun while sitting in the back seat of a Ford Explorer at a gas station. According to police, the two were playing with the gun and pointing it at each other.
Ayers unintentionally discharged the gun and the bullet hit 20-year-old Derrick Glasper who was sitting in the driver's seat. Glasper was hit in the back and upper chest. Gasper was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries.
Ayers attempted to hide the gun under a shed at the back of the gas station. He was arrested and charged with reckless homicide and tampering with evidence.