Man Arrested For Firing Shotgun At Crows

Washington County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man for using a shotgun to scare crows near a school.

A teacher at Catlin Gable School hear the shotgun and saw someone run into a nearby home with a shotgun.

Catlin Gable School and nearby West Tualatin View Elementary School went into lock down as a precaution.

Deputies responded to the school and quickly located a man fitting the description of the shooter.

The suspect told deputies he fired his shotgun one time to scare the crows off of his property.

66-year-old Mark Mordini was arrested and lodged in the Washington County Jail on one charge of unlawful use of a weapon.

Both schools were in lock down for less than ten minutes and no threat was found to the schools or surrounding neighborhoods.

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