Deputy shot, badly hurt

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Mesa County sheriff’s deputies, with the help of other law enforcement agencie,s work at a scene where a deputy was shot at the intersection of E and 30 3/4 Roads on Monday.


Injuries life-threatening, sheriff says

A Mesa County sheriff’s deputy was shot multiple times and critically wounded Monday while investigating a report of an armed person walking down a Grand Junction street.
Derek Geer, a 15-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, was in critical condition at St. Mary’s Hospital with “life-threatening injuries,” Sheriff Matt Lewis said during a somber news conference Monday evening.

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