Police reportedly arrested a man who allegedly pulled out a gun at a Black Lives Matter protesters during a demonstration in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday.
KOIN-TV reporter Andrew Dymburt reported the suspect admitted he pulled his gun on the crowd “in fear they would attack him.
I've got the gunman on camera admitting he pulled it on crowd in fear they would attack him. Hat tip to @PortlandPolice 4 quick response— Andrew Dymburt (@Andrew Dymburt) 1467947720.0
No shots were fired and the suspect was “aggressively taken down by police” after former mayoral candidate Jesse Sponberg reportedly “talked gunman down.”
Dymburt posted video of the tense moments after the arrest:
Police came in numbers and just arrested man with gun pic.twitter.com/dQDbLgTnuH— Andrew Dymburt (@DymburtNews) July 8, 2016
At least 11 police officers were shot and five were killed in a shooting during a protest march in Dallas.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated.