PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An armed man who surrendered to police early Thursday in Portland had been reported for bizarre behavior in the past week.
Police responded Wednesday night after he reportedly leaned out a downtown apartment window and pointed a rifle at a woman. Officers closed off the area while negotiators talked with him by phone. He came out several hours later.
Last week police say the same 50-year-old man was walking the halls of the apartment building with a rifle, wearing a bullet-proof vest and telling neighbors “We are under the siege.” On Tuesday, police say he was seen screaming out the window wearing the vest and a gas mask.
Police say he’ll get mental health treatment.