Jonesville man killed during apparent hunting accident

Another hunter ‘shot at something moving in the brush,’ Associated Press reports.

A Jonesville man was killed yesterday morning (Nov. 13) while hunting on Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge, the Associated Press has reported.

Rod Gordo, 63, was killed instantly in the incident, the AP quoted State Police.

State Police said 52-year-old Boatner K. Smith of Jonesville – who works as an officer at the Catahoula Correctional Center – allegedly shot Gordo when Smith fired at something moving in the brush, the news outlet reported.

The accident is under investigation by State Police, but Smith has not been arrested, the AP reported.