Witnesses: Man pulls gun on suspect, holds him for cops

Witnesses: Man pulls gun on suspect, holds him for cops
Donald Johnson

COOS BAY, Ore. -- A man was arrested on an assault charge on Wednesday, and witnesses tell police that the suspect was held at gunpoint by an armed citizen.

Coos Bay police arrested Donald Johnson, 53, after a disturbance at the Coos Bay Fred Meyer.

Witnesses told police that Johnson was involved in a fight in front of the store, when the citizen pulled out a handgun and placed Johnson under what police called a "citizen's arrest."

Johnson was taken into custody and lodged in the Coos County Jail on a fourth degree assault charge.