Standoff at Gene Taylors - Two Juveniles in Custody

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

Grand Junction Police have two 16-year olds in custody after a standoff at Gene Taylors.

The two juveniles broke into the sporting goods store an attempt to steal more than 10 handguns.

Police say they parked their get-away car right outside the store. Monday morning heavily armed police officers and SWAT surrounded the store. A K–9 unit was on scene, as well.

SWAT have been on scene since 3:00 a.m. Police initially got a call for a general alarm around 1:30 in the morning. When police arrived they found one of the doors busted, and say they saw a burglar inside.

Police say they could hear someone banging around and breaking things.

Stay tuned to our webchannel, and to KKCO for coverage of this developing story.


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