PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) –A man who barricaded himself into a room at the Portland VA Medical Center for a few hours is now in protective custody and receiving mental health treatments.
The incident began around 1:45 p.m. at the facility, 3710 SW Veterans Hospital Road. Officers arrived and the man, 29, got rid of a knife he held before he barricaded himself into a room in Building 2.
He was alone and there was no danger to the public.
The incident ended shortly before 8 p.m.