Armed Man Surrenders To Tigard Police After Nearly Seven-Hour Standoff

TIGARD, Ore. – A man who police say was armed with a gun and threatened a woman inside an apartment was arrested after a standoff of nearly seven hours on Friday night.

Officers were called to the Greenburg Apartments on Southwest Greenburg Road around 6:00pm.  The woman and another person were able to safely get out of the apartment.

The suspect, now identified as 36-year-old Jacob Gorham, surrendered around 12:30am on Saturday.  He’s charged with first-degree attempted rape, unlawful use of a weapon and menacing.  He was also wanted on an outstanding warrant.

Residents were notified to shelter in place as the Washington County Tactical Negotiations Team and Crisis Negotiations Unit along with an officer on the Washington County Mental Health Response Team tried to talk the man into surrendering.

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