Man allegedly pulls gun on roommate in Lincoln Neighborhood

Police say there were no injuries, man in custody

By Emily Gillespie, Columbian Breaking News Reporter and Patty Hastings, Columbian Social Services, Demographics, Faith



A man is in custody after police say he threatened a roommate at a Lincoln neighborhood house early Thursday.

Police were called about 6:30 a.m. to 608 E. 39th St. to a report of someone who brandished a weapon. Richard A. Hall, 37, allegedly got into an argument with his roommate and threatened him with a handgun, according to Kim Kapp, spokeswoman for the Vancouver Police Department.

A brief standoff with police ensued. Kapp said that Hall took a little while to exit the house but eventually walked onto the porch, where officers took him into custody.

Hall was arrested and booked into the Clark County Jail on a charge of felony harassment domestic violence. The gun turned out to be a BB gun that looked like a handgun.