Joseph Kelly Banks is a resident of Oregon, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:
- In 2007, federal prosecutors charged him with being a felon in possession of a weapon. He was found not guilty by reason of insanity. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia and antisocial personality disorder.
- In 2009, he was released from prison.
- In 2011, he was taken back into custody after he skipped several medical appointments in violation of the terms of his release.
- In May 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons‘ risk assessment panel reported that releasing him would create a substantial risk of bodily injury or serous damage to the property of another.
- In June 2020, his treatment team reported that he no longer required inpatient psychiatric care he and sufficiently recovered from his mental illness.
- He spent at least 10 years in federal custody under psychiatric care, much of which were at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, USA. He was released to a halfway house under federal supervision on a court order in February 2021. In January 2022, he was transferred to a group home for adults in Portland, Oregon.
- On January 2, 2022, he allegedly fatally shot Isaiah Dewayne Hurst, 35, of Portland by North Vancouver Avenue and Morgan Street in Portland.
- On February 2, 2022, he allegedly fatally shot Jeff Ramirez, 35, of Portland by Southeast Stark Street and 119th Avenue in Portland. About a block away that day, he allegedly shot another person, who survived.
- On February 28, 2022, he allegedly shot two individuals in Portland. Both victims survived.
- On March 1, 2022, he allegedly fatally shot Mark Johnson, 55, of Portland by Dawson Park in the Eliot neighborhood in Portland.
- On March 2, 2022, he was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center in Portland without bond.
- On March 29, 2022, he pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, three counts of second-degree murder with a firearm, three counts of unlawful use of a firearm, attempted murder with a firearm, first-degree assault and second-degree assault.
- He was 49 years old when he pleaded not guilty on March 29, 2022 to 15 counts. He is due back in court on May 9, 2022.
(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)