Two men hurt in reported stabbing

GRETEL DAUGHERTY/The Daily Sentinel—A woman leads another woman with blood on her clothes away from where paramedics were treating an injured man along the Colorado River dike beside Dike Road on Saturday. A Grand Junction police officer stretches crime scene tape.



A pair of men were hospitalized after a reported stabbing Saturday afternoon on the Redlands.

An officer was heard on a police radio yelling “two down” after authorities were called just after 4 p.m. to a dirt parking lot on Dike Road near D 3/4 Road and the Colorado River.

Mesa County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Mary Gonzales said one man was stabbed and the second man had injuries from an assault. She couldn’t confirm their conditions.

Initial radio traffic indicated a woman reported her husband had been stabbed somewhere behind the Redlands’ Albertsons, 2512 Broadway.

Yellow crime scene tape blocked a parking lot on Dike Road and wrapped around a recreational vehicle, a pickup truck with a camper shell and a white sedan. Deputies were observed interviewing a woman whose clothes were stained with blood.

A Mesa County Animal Services officer was called to the scene and removed two dogs.

Gonzales said further details were unavailable Saturday night because an active investigation.


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