Park ranger details '17 slaying at Arkansas campground

Flashlight kept him from shooting earlier, report reveals


Photographs by Courtesy of the National Park Service

Tire tracks from Jonathan Bolger’s pickup are seen at his campsite at Spring Creek Campground in this National Park Service image taken Aug. 20 after Bolger was shot by park rangers. Bolger had driven off in a rage earlier, then returned and apologized, his girlfriend said.

The Buffalo National River ranger who fatally shot Jonathan Bolger on Aug. 20, 2017, said he wanted to shoot sooner.

A map showing the location of Spring Creek Campground

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