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This release is sent on behalf of the Yamhill County District Attorney's Office by the McMinnville Police Department regarding the identification of the suspect in the murder in NE McMinnville on March 8, 2017.
From: Bradley Berry, Yamhill County District Attorney
Re: March 8, 2017, McMinnville Homicide Suspect Identified:
Andrew David Vineyard, DOB: 07.31.01, has now being charged with the crimes of Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Tampering With Physical Evidence. The charges of Murder, Attempted Murder and Assault in the First Degree are Measure 11 offenses, and the charges will be filed in adult court, Yamhill County Circuit Court.
Mr. Vineyard will be arraigned in the Yamhill County Circuit Court on March 13, 2017, at 1:20pm.
For further information about this case, please refer to the prior press releases from the McMinnville Police Department.
Further inquiries should be directed to the Yamhill County District Attorney's Office at 503-434-7539.
Late in the afternoon of Friday, March 10, the 15 year old suspect in the incident on NE Oregon Street in McMinnville was lodged in Yamhill County on the following charges:
* Attempted Murder
* Assault 1
* Unlawful use of a weapon
* Unlawful possession of a firearm, and
* Tampering with physical evidence
The case, while still under investigation, has been forwarded to the Yamhill County District Attorney's Office for prosecution.
No further information will be provided by this agency regarding this investigation.
**Updated press release 3/9/17**
On March 8, 2017 at 4:55 pm McMinnville Officers responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of NE Oregon Street. Upon arrival in the area officers located an adult male in the 300 block of NE Oregon Street. The adult male, identified as Ron Spiker, was suffering from a least one gunshot wound, and was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries. During the preliminary stages of the investigation officers located a single deceased adult female inside the residence of 424 NE Oregon Street. The deceased female has been identified as Kimberly Lynn Forness.
A 15 year old juvenile male has been taken into custody and is currently being medically treated. All three persons involved in this incident lived at the 424 NE Oregon address, but were not related. At the current time the juvenile suspect has not formally been charged, but will be once he is released from the medical facility. When the male juvenile is lodged his case will be turned over to the Yamhill County Juvenile Department and Yamhill County District Attorney's Office.
The McMinnville Police Department has been assisted by and would like to thank its law enforcement partners; the Oregon State Police Crime Lab, Oregon State Police, Yamhill County Sheriff's Office, Newberg-Dundee Police Department, Yamhill Police Department and Amity Police Department. The investigation is on-going at this time.
On March 8, 2017 at 4:55 pm McMinnville Officers responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of NE Oregon Street. During the preliminary stages of the investigation officers located a single deceased adult female and a single adult male with injuries. The injured adult male is currently receiving medical treatment. A juvenile male has been taken into custody as a result of the early stages of the investigation.
There are no outstanding suspects and there doesn't appear to be any further danger to the community. Names of the involved parties will not be released until proper family notifications can be made.