Police: MCSO deputy, father of 2, critically injured in shooting

A Mesa County Sheriff's Deputy was critically injured after being shot while responding to a suspicious person report Monday morning, according to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.


"Every dollar that is deposited into those accounts does belong to the Geer family."


The Mesa County Sheriff's Office, and the 21st CIRT, has identified the 17-year-old who shot Deputy Derek Geer Monday morning.



Unselfish -- is the word that has been passed around the community about Deputy Geer's decision to donate his organs.


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