Vancouver man dies after St. Helens shooting
Originally published May 7, 2012 at 11:11 a.m., updated May 7, 2012 at 8:20 p.m.
A Vancouver man died early Monday after being shot in St. Helens, Ore., on Sunday morning, police said.
Dana Jovan Farnsworth, 32, died at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, a St. Helens police bulletin said. A second shooting victim, Crystal Gayle Hamilton, 33, of St. Helens was treated and released from the hospital.
Police say the incident started around 1 a.m. on the 400 block of North Second Street in St. Helens. Witnesses alleged that Michael Bernard Lystell shot two people, then fled the scene in a stolen car.
Lystell led police on a short high-speed chase before crashing the car in an intersection, police said.
After being released from the hospital, he was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, first-degree assault, unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm and unlawful use of a motor vehicle. He was booked into the Columbia County Jail on $170,000 bail.
Additional details were not available.
The Columbia County Major Crimes Team is investigating.