"I was sleeping right underneath it. It had to have gone right over my head," he said. "I had glass all over my face."
MacPherson was in 1 of the 5 vehicles shot at by 34-year-old Zachary Levi Brimhall of Dillard near Bastendorff Beach.
The shooting killed one of the sleeping victims: David Jesse Hortman, 43, of Michigan.
Brimhall later shot and killed himself. His father was found shot to death about 50 miles away.
For some teens, texting can be the center of their lives.
Now, it can also save their lives.
Local teenagers volunteer to staff hotline and textline to help struggling kids.
Volunteer firefighters are back on the job effective Thursday night after being locked out of the fire station by the fire district board.
Some people gathered outside the Springfield Police Department on Thursday to protest the shooting of a dog by an officer on Tuesday.
The dog survived but faces additional veterinarian bills.
Springfield Police Chief Tim Doney said the police department is full of dog lovers, himself included.
"I speak with a little bit of insight because I've had a dog shot and killed by someone," he said, "and I also was mauled by a Rottweiler, and I know in those particular cases that sometimes you have just seconds to think and make a plan of action."
A truck hauling 50,000 empty glass wine bottles crashed on soutbound Interstate 5 early Friday morning.
Firefighters pulled 85-year-old Alva Mae Hurst from a ravine where her Cadillac took a nose dive late Tuesday night after rain left the road a little slick.
A family boating off the coast of Edmonds spotted a rare, 25-foot Basking shark Saturday as it swam up to their boat. The last confirmed sighting of a Basking shark in Puget Sound was about 14 years ago, a local researcher said.
A crew from Ninkasi Brewing worked on a Habitat for Humanity home on Thursday.
The home is the 52nd Habitat project built in the Eugene/Springfield area.
It takes 6 to 8 months to complete a Habitat home.
Bags of Love held a picnic and play day at Emerald Park off River Road - and connected kids in crisis with school supplies.
Organizers said getting enough supplies to go back to school can be expensive, and they wanted to alleviate that worry so kids in crisis have one less concern.