GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is looking for information after arresting two men who were reportedly shooting at birds near a city park.
Police responded around 5 p.m. on Monday to reports of "shots fired" near Tussing Park in Grants Pass.
"Citizens reported two males on the Rogue River, in a pontoon boat, shooting at water fowl near the pedestrian bridge," GPDPS said. "Witnesses reported stray pellets from the shotguns went through the trees above their heads."
Officers eventually found the two men on the river near Redwood Circle. Both men, later identified as Jon Clement and Ryan Clark, were taken into custody. GPDPS said that they had two shotguns with them.
Clement and Clark were lodged in the Josephine County Jail on charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.
"The Grants Pass Police Department is requesting anyone who had been in the area of Tussing Park or Reinhart Volunteer Park during the time of the incident to please contact the department," the agency said. "Anyone with information regarding this case can call 541-450-6260, and reference case number 20-49629."