WATCH: Standoff in Eugene ends in arrest

Units responded to the 800 block of Washington St. following reports of shots fired just after 7 a.m. on Friday.

Posted: Jan 1, 2021 8:27 AM
Updated: Jan 1, 2021 5:44 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Police have arrested a man in Eugene following a standoff at a home in the 800 block of Washington St.

Units responded to the residence following reports of shots fired just after 7 a.m. on Friday.

The EPD Crisis Negotiation Team was called out, and Eugene Springfield Fire EMS also responded to stage in case there were any injuries. Messages were sent to nearby apartments to have them evacuate for safety.

Officials say Donald James Schenk, 49, was taken into custody without incident. He faces charges of Unlawful Discharge of a Weapon and Reckless Endangering.

No one was injured during the incident.

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