Police: Men wield firearms in unrelated domestic disputes
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Police arrested two men who wielded firearms in a pair of unrelated domestic disputes Wednesday night.
No one was hurt.
In the first case, police arrested Jeremy Thomas Bishop, 36, on charges of menacing.
According to police, Bishop pointed a 12-gauge shotgun at his former girlfriend, her father and a friend as she attempted to move out after a breakup.
The three managed to get away and call police.
Officers surrounded the apartment, and Bishop surrenderd without further incident, police said.
In the second case, Glen Foster, 57, and his girlfriend were in a dispute at their residence, 174 62nd Pl.
Police said Foster armed himself with a rifle and threatened both his girlfriend and, if she should call them, police.
The girlfriend hid in a bedroom and called police, then fled to a neighbor's home, police said.
Officers surround the home, and Foster surrendered.
He faces charges of menacing and unlawful use of a weapon.