Police: Driver arrested at work after shooting on I-5

Police: Driver arrested at work after shooting on I-5
Mugshot of Lawrence Allen Michael

EUGENE, Ore. -- A driver who shot at another motorist on Interstate 5 Thursday morning was arrested at his Glenwood workplace, Oregon State Police said.

OSP officials said that at just before 7 a.m. Thursday a man reported that as he was passing a pickup truck while driving north on I-5, the driver fired a shot at his vehicle.

The man said that the bullet narrowly missed his head, and damaged two of his windows. The suspect took the Glenwood exit.

OSP troopers started their search for the suspect in parking lots around Glenwood Boulevard. They located a pickup matching the victim's description in the 1600 block of Glenwood Blvd.

Troopers identified and arrested the driver, Lawrence Allen Michael, 50 of Pleasant Hill, while he was at work. Michael faces multiple charges, including attempted murder, menacing, unlawful use of a weapon and discharging a weapon across a highway.

Michael was lodged in the Lane County Jail and the handgun was seized as evidence.