PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Portland man was having a mental health crisis when he pointed a gun at a deputy on Wednesday, authorities said.
A deputy responded to a call about a man making gun gestures at traffic near the 8500 block of SW Oleson Road at 9:30 a.m.
The man pointed a rifle at the deputy then retreated into his home, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies later learned the rifle was a BB gun.
More authorities arrived and tried to talk to the suspect who appeared to be having a mental health crisis, deputies said.
After more than 2 hours, the suspect — identified as 34-year-old Daniel Bean — was taken into custody. No one was hurt.
Bean was booked into the Washington County Jail on charges of menacing and 2nd-degree disorderly conduct.
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