Officer involved shooting leaves one dead

One person is dead following an officer involved shooting today in the 1700 block of Grand Avenue, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

Police were called to the scene to ask a person who was outside a home to leave, according to a press release from the police department.

“Officers contacted a person in a vehicle and a shooting ensued,” according to the release. “The suspect was shot and died on scene.”

No officers were injured during the incident. Parts of the area around the scene have been temporarily blocked from traffic.

Keep checking gjsentinel.com for updates and read more in Tuesday’s Daily Sentinel.


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