Deputy shot on E Road

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Photo by Gretel Daugherty

A police officer guards the house where a suspect in the shooting of a deputy was arrested.


An armed Grand Junction police officer mans a roadblock south of the brown house, right, at 494 Ol’ Sun Drive after officers arrested a suspect at the house following the shooting of a Mesa County Sheriff’s deputy at E Road and 30 3/4 Road this morning.

Authorities are asking that people avoid E Road between 30 Road and 31 1/2 Road as officers are still investigating the scene.

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