Sheriff's Office, Damascus PD respond to shooting in Damascus; one dead, one hospitalized

News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's Office

Posted: July 28th, 2015, 10:06 p.m.


UPDATE: July 31, 2015, 3:16 p.m.

Booking photo: Jeremy James Bonsignore, age 25

Mr. Jeremy James Bonsignore, age 25, has been lodged at the Clackamas County Jail. His booking photo is linked above. His complete booking info is here.

EARLIER: July 31, 2015, 1:57 p.m.

Booking photo: Jeremy James BonsignoreAt about 1345 on July 31st, 2015, Jeremy James Bonsignore, age 25, was released from the hospital and arrested for the July 28th murder of Andrae Fenner. He is being transported and will be lodged at the Clackamas County Jail. He will be lodged on a single count of murder. There is no bail.

Investigators have determined that Mr. Fenner was killed by Mr. Bonsignore as Mr. Fenner was trying to defend a third person who was at the residence at the time of the shooting. They are not releasing additional details of the incident at this time, as this is still an active investigation, with investigators conducting interviews, gathering evidence and executing search warrants.

This case has been submitted to the Clackamas County District Attorney.

EARLIER: July 29, 2015, 4:20 p.m.

Update regarding the shooting that occurred on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the River View Mobile Home Park:

The deceased male has been identified as Andrae Fenner, 29 years old, of Damascus. Mr. Fenner died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and torso.

The other male is identified as Jeremy James Bonsignore, 25 years old, of Oregon City. Mr. Bonsignore had a single gunshot wound to his leg. He is currently hospitalized for his injuries.

Investigators learned Jeremy Bonsignore's went to Andrae Fenner's residence to confront a mutual acquaintance of theirs. There was a confrontation between the two males; they exchanged gunfire, shooting each other. No one else was injured in the altercation.

The investigation is still ongoing at this time.

EARLIER: July 28th, 2015, 10:06 p.m.

Just after 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, Damascus Police officers and Clackamas County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of multiple people shot at the River View Mobile Home Park (15758 S. Hwy. 224, Damascus).

Officers located two adult males; both had suffered gunshot wounds.

Both males were on the street in front of a residence within the park. Witnesses and neighbors were performing CPR on one of the males. Officers rendered medical aid and called for fire personnel to respond to the scene.

One of the males was pronounced dead at the scene. The other male was transported by AMR to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries; he had a gunshot wound to his leg.

The initial investigation indicates both males knew each other. One of the males lived at the residence where the shooting took place, and they each shot each other with handguns. The specifics of the shooting are still being investigated. There is no threat to the public at this time.

Names of the individuals are not being released at this time, pending family notification.

The Clackamas County Inter-Agency Major Crimes Team is on-scene and investigating the shooting.

Three Clackamas County cities -- Damascus, Happy Valley, and Wilsonville -- contract with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office to provide municipal police services.


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Contact Info:
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office