Both Gladiola High School and Riverside Elementary School were on temporary lockdown.
The incident happened on the 1900 block of SE Portola Dr. in Grants Pass.
Police said 22 year-old Seth Fox of Cave Junction was arrested after an investigation.
GPPD said he was allegedly demanding the return of a vehicle that had been sold.
Police said he fired the weapon and fled in a vehicle.
Lt. Jeff Hattersley said, “the subject turned a civil dispute into a criminal problem and he ended up getting himself arrested. If they would have used our court process…rather than bringing a gun to the argument, it certainly could have ended a lot differently than what it did.”
Fox is currently at the Josephine County Jail, charged with unlawful use of a weapon.
GPPD said it’s always willing to act as a mediator in these kinds of disputes.
It said it’s better to give them a call rather than letting the situation get out of hand.
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