An 18-year-old man and his 15-year-old friend were behind bars Wednesday on suspicion of randomly shooting at parked cars on an Eastvale street, prompting a lockdown at a nearby elementary school.

Bryce Anthony McDonald of Corona and the teenage boy, whose name was withheld, were arrested Tuesday and booked on suspicion of reckless discharge of a firearm, vandalism, conspiracy, burglary and receiving stolen property.

McDonald is being held in lieu of $35,000 bail at the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning. The teen is being held at Riverside Juvenile Hall.

Deputies were sent to the 6500 block of Gandiola Street, near Cattlemen Drive, about 11:25 a.m. Tuesday to investigate reports of shots fired.

Riverside County sheriff’s Sgt. Richard Heard said witnesses directed patrolmen to two suspects trying to conceal themselves behind shrubbery in a front yard. As deputies deployed a K9 unit to confront the pair, Harada Elementary School, only a couple of blocks away, was placed on lockdown as a safety precaution.

The sheriff’s service dog flushed McDonald and his alleged cohort out of their hiding place less than an hour later, at which point they were taken into custody, Heard said.

“Numerous items of stolen property were recovered (next to) the suspects, to include a handgun,” the sergeant said. “Deputies investigating the scene located several vehicles that were struck by gunfire, and numerous spent shell casings were recovered in the street, sidewalks and yards.”

The lockdown at Harada was lifted at 12:45 p.m.

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