Paying their respects

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Photo by Christopher Tomlinson

Grand Valley residents prayed, dropped off flowers, or just to stopped to view the memorial today for Mesa County Sheriff’s Deputy Derek Geer. The memorial is along E Road, and is near the place where Geer was shot on Monday. Services for Deputy Geer will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Canyon View Vineyard Church.

Shooting happened within minutes of contact

Less than three minutes after Mesa County sheriff’s Deputy Derek Geer reported to emergency dispatchers that he would be approaching a male suspect who reportedly had a gun, one of his colleagues called for help.





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