Late night shooting outside Tenacious Bros.

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Grand Junction, Colo. (KKCO)--Grand Junction police responded to a call of shots being fired in front of Tenacious Brothers on the corner of 7th and Main late Sunday night. When they arrived they found a man on the sidewalk with a gun shot wound in the arm.

He had been shot with a .22 caliber pistol.

People in and around the bar were interviewed and it was determined that the gun shot was self inflected.

No word on the condition of the victim. Authorities are continuing their investigation.


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  • by Smh Location: Gj on Jan 24, 2012 at 11:31 PM
    It's crazy alot of these comments make me think of the story where the guy is accused of attempting to termanat a pregnancy an yet everyone bashed the guy and the girl however when the victim stated her story was misinterpreted she got bashed again but the people closest to them knew the real story so for those of you who know this guy who shot himself I'm sorry and I hope your friend recovers to the rest never judge someone from a headline
  • by Why Location: Grand Junction on Jan 20, 2012 at 09:21 AM
    He is an emotionally unstable idiot. He inflicted severe emotional pain on those close to him, he never intended to kill himself, only inflict pain. He is a narcissistic/arrogant jerk. I feel sorry for his kids, ex wife and ex girlfriend. THOSE are the victims.He has anger issues that need to be taken care of.
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      by Why not? on Jan 22, 2012 at 12:46 AM in reply to Why
      Boy, you know who needs help? That psychotic ex-wife of his. I would put money that fat, unstable, drug-addicted, cheating cow drove him to it.
  • by Embarrassed on Jan 18, 2012 at 01:21 PM
    I am so embarrassed to know that you heartless people live in the same community as I. I knew the man who got shot and I know the true story. People read the paper or watched the news and made immediate assumptions. He is a great guy with some problems and is going to get through this with the help of some close, genuine friends.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:54 PM
    @Runt. Glad you think your friend is smart, but let's face the facts. Anyone toting a gun around like that who shoots himself is a moron........period. He is also a moron for not doing a good job at it.
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      by Nun on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:27 AM in reply to Anonymous
      And all that makes you what?
  • by Anonymous Location: Gj on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:14 PM
    Runt------ I can see where you think this guy is smart, he probably knows the difference between know and now. If you keep looking Im sure you can find somebody smart enough not to put out a contract on themself and try and collect the money.
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      by Michael C. on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:35 PM in reply to
      You're right, everything that the man said can be negated because he misspelled a word. So, everything you said is worthless because you forgot the apostrophe in "I'm" and forgot the comma after "keep looking," correct?
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        by Nun on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:26 AM in reply to Michael C.
        Thank You.
  • by Runt Location: Grand Junction on Jan 17, 2012 at 09:09 AM
    First off, I would like to say that I have read a lot of the other comments and am amazed at how many people make ignorant assumptions without KNOWING all the facts. Moron??? Really??? I now the man and he is the furthest thing from it. He is one of the nicest, kind hearted, and intelligent people I know. A man's character can be measured by the people he surounds himself with, and by that I am HONORED to be his friend. Have any of you simple minded idiots ever heard of an accident??? Just something bad that happened at a bar one night, nothing more. Thank god no one else was injured, and hope he gets well soon.
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      by micah on Jan 17, 2012 at 01:31 PM in reply to Runt
      Found out last night just who it was and I am going to give him a couple of weeks then I am going to go visit him. Here is something everyone else does not realize Runt. We take care of our friends. We will get him through this and he will be back with us. My whole issue here is the reporting style begged people to assume what happened instead of actually trying to find out the truth.
  • by Micah Location: grand junction on Jan 17, 2012 at 03:01 AM
    First off I would like to thank anonymous who made the Cactus Canyon comment. You proved my point. you read a very poorly written report and just assumed it was a bad place. So coyote, brian, Thank you for playing the game and better luck being correct next time. It is all a matter of perception and you 2 helped me prove my point.
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      by Anonymous on Jan 17, 2012 at 06:44 AM in reply to Micah
      Guy gets shot downtown outside TBP. Another guy gets beat to death downtown outside Quincy's. There's plenty more over the years. MY point, dear Micah, is that people are really quick to fault the 'slums' of the Clifton area, but somehow ignore the same types of events in other places in town. I read the article, I understood it, I was a bit too facetious for many here, I see. And for those who seem to be glad the guy got shot, shame on you! It's embarrassing to have you in our community.
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        by Micah on Jan 17, 2012 at 08:10 AM in reply to
        Once again you are helping prove my point. It is the irresponsible reporting that is painting these pictures. This article could have been written to reflect the all the facts and not just the ones they wanted to report on. Had this happened across the street in the Avalon parking lot the report probably would have said "across the street from TBP" instead of "in the parking lot of the Avalon". It is their choice of wording and their lack of getting the whole story. As it is, the story reads like the reporter only wants the public to know part of the story. For all the information they supplied in the story, they could have just said "Man shoots self downtown with a .22 gun at 7th and Main". What probably happened is the reporter showed up and asked maybe 1 or 2 people what happened and went with that. The point I am making and you have helped make without actually understanding it yourself is that this is a case of poor reporting and reporting like this gives areas and businesses here in the valley a bad image.
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          by Anonymous on Jan 17, 2012 at 01:32 PM in reply to Micah
          So do you own the place or just drink there a lot?
  • by rastaman2012 Location: gj on Jan 16, 2012 at 03:22 PM
    Just need a little more chlorine in the gene pool!
  • by Anonymous on Jan 16, 2012 at 03:13 PM
    Hopefully next time the moron will do it right. The herd needs to be thinned anyway.
  • by GJ on Jan 16, 2012 at 02:28 PM
    Hey, I didn't pull the trigger! Your buddy did.
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