January 24, 2014 13:55
On Wednesday January 22, 2014, at 7:25 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 2100 block of Southeast 76th Avenue on the report that a man pointed a gun at his mother.
Several officers arrived in the area and began surrounding the home to allow for phone contact with the victim. The 63-year-old victim was able to exit the home safely and provided officers with information about her son, 26-year-old Daniel Ryan Kelly King, whom she said had been consuming alcohol, had a history of heroin abuse and was acting erratically in the home. The victim told officers that her son strangled her and pointed a gun at her inside the home.
Eventually, King exited the home unarmed, but was not cooperative and tried to re-enter the home, resulting in Police K-9 "Justus" being deployed to hold onto King until officers were able to take him into custody. King suffered a minor dog bite and was treated by medical personnel at the scene.
In a subsequent search of the residence, three firearms were located and seized: a shotgun and two handguns. Additionally, numerous rounds of associated ammunition were placed into evidence.
King was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon (two counts), Strangulation (Domestic Violence), Menacing (Domestic Violence), and Pointing a Firearm at Another Person.
Help is available for community members struggling from a mental health crisis.
The Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center is available 24 hours a day at (503) 988-4888.
If you or someone you know needs help during an immediate mental health crisis, please visit Cascadia or call (503) 963-2575. Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare has an urgent walk-in clinic, open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., 7 days a week. Payment is not necessary.
Lines for Life is also available 24 hours a day at (503) 972-3456.
Sgt. Pete Simpson
Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 1526
Portland, Oregon 97204