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1 Juvenile and 2 Adults Arrested After Elementary School Firing in Eugene

1 Juvenile and 2 Adults Arrested After Elementary School Firing in Eugene

Eugene, OR: According to Eugene police, three individuals were apprehended on Wednesday following an incident involving gunshots at Willagillespie Elementary School. There were no reported injuries.

At approximately 3:29 on February 7, there were reports of gunfire from a blue Ford Explorer directed towards another vehicle in the parking lot of Willagillespie Elementary School, as stated by the Eugene Police Department.

Authorities reported that gunfire broke out as a result of a disagreement between two vehicles. The Explorer quickly fled northbound on Delta Highway following the shooting, managing to escape before patrol and detective units could reach the scene. There were no reported injuries from the shots fired.

A vehicle reportedly veered off the road and collided with a creek in the vicinity of Green Hill Road, just north of Royal Avenue, according to authorities.

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According to authorities, the three individuals involved in the incident, namely Alexander Thomas Mullins, Isyk Paul Bartlett, and a 17-year-old boy from Portland, were apprehended without any additional complications.

Once again, there were no reported injuries from the shooting incident. During the incident, there were school staff and students on campus, and a few vehicles in the parking lot were hit by bullets. However, the school quickly implemented a lockdown, according to Jenna McCulley, spokesperson for Eugene School District 4J.

The Eugene Police Department confirmed the account of the staff who were present during the incident.

Authorities stated that they were in the process of collecting evidence and the area was declared safe by 5 a.m. on Thursday.

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Alexander Mullins has been charged with several serious offenses, including first-degree attempted assault, unlawful use of a weapon, reckless endangering, eluding the police by vehicle, and tampering with evidence, according to the authorities.

Isyk Bartlett faces charges of violating parole. A 17-year-old has been charged with first-degree attempted assault, reckless endangering, tampering with evidence, and unlawfully purchasing a firearm.

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