Young man taken to hospital with gunshot wounds
A 19-year-old man reportedly received non-life threatening gunshot wounds during an incident early this morning in the 200 block of Beaver Street, according to a press release from the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office.
The man, who was not identified, reportedly was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital by private vehicle before deputies arrived. A second victim, also a 19-year-old man, reportedly was assaulted but not shot, the release said.
This case is still under investigation.
Both the Sheriff’s Office and Grand Junction Police Department responded to the scene at 2:19 a.m. on reports of “shots fired.”