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Man arrested for pointing gun at Portland protesters released from jail

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A man who was arrested for pointing a gun at protesters in downtown Portland has been released from jail.

According to the Multnomah County Jail, Michael Strickland, 36, paid $25,000, which is 10 percent of his $250,000 bail, on Monday.

Strickland was arrested on July 7 after he was caught on camera pulling out a gun at a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Portland and pointing it at protesters.

Portland police arrested Strickland. According to court documents, a gun, along with a pocket knife and five extra magazines were found on Strickland.

Strickland faces charges of two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, menacing and second-degree disorderly conduct.

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