Armed standoff stretches into early morning hours in Saginaw

A standoff stretched into the early morning hours Friday as the Lane County Sheriff's Office worked to disarm a man with a gun. Investigators said he barricaded himself inside an apartment in Saginaw.

Posted: Sep 7, 2018 3:19 AM
Updated: Sep 7, 2018 10:38 AM

UPDATE: The suspect accused of an hours-long armed standoff overnight in Saginaw has been identified as Robert Goldberg, 58, according to the Lane County Sheriff's Office.

Goldberg is charged with menacing, unlawful use of a weapon, and resisting arrest. 

____________________________________

SAGINAW, Ore. -- A man came outside a residence with a gun and pointed it at someone Thursday evening, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

Investigators said the incident happened around 9 p.m. on I Street close to Highway 99.

The gunman retreated back inside the residence, officials told KEZI 9 News. Neighbors called 911, and deputies rushed to the scene. 

Law enforcement officials on scene said the man barricaded himself inside the residence. They said they didn't believe anyone else was inside.

The standoff was still ongoing at 3 a.m.

KEZI 9 News reporter Jessica Babb was on scene gathering information. At approximately 3:15 a.m., she reported hearing officials saying over a loud speaker, "Leave your apartment slowly with your hands up in the air."

The standoff ended around 4:30 a.m. with a suspect being taken into custody.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 3949

Reported Deaths: 148
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah104558
Marion90925
Washington69517
Clackamas29410
Deschutes1200
Linn1159
Umatilla1123
Polk9610
Lane672
Yamhill657
Jackson600
Benton555
Clatsop450
Klamath410
Coos310
Malheur280
Josephine261
Douglas250
Jefferson240
Wasco181
Columbia160
Hood River120
Morrow120
Lincoln90
Tillamook60
Curry60
Union60
Crook50
Wallowa20
Sherman10
Grant10
Harney10
Baker10
Unassigned00
Eugene
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 53°
Corvallis
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 55°
Roseburg
Overcast
63° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 63°
North Bend
Overcast
55° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 55°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events