Man in custody after incident in NE Portland

No one was injured

Portland Police SERT and crisis negotiation team respond to an incident on NE Portland Highway on July 12, 2017. (KOIN)
Portland Police SERT and crisis negotiation team respond to an incident on NE Portland Highway on July 12, 2017. (KOIN)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A man is in custody after police said a 911 caller reported hearing gunfire and a woman screaming in the area of NE Portland Highway and NE 45th Avenue.

John Barry, 27, was arrested July 12, 2017. (MCSO)

The PPB Special Emergency Reaction Team and Crisis Negotiation team were called to check on the people in the house and speak to the suspect. They determined everyone was safe and were able get a man, later identified as 27-year-old John Barry, to surrender.

Police located a replica firearm in the house after Barry was arrested.

Police said the area is secure and there is no threat to the public. People who were evacuate from their home or asked to shelter in place are able to return to normal.

A stretch of NE Portland Highway was closed while police investigated but has since reopened.

Barry was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on a warrant for failure to appear regarding a previous DUII charge.

KOIN 6 News will continue to follow this story.