An early morning shooting leaves one in the hospital and one behind bars.
52-year-old, Charles “Daniel” Ettinger, of Palisade, has been booked into the Mesa County Jail on one count of first degree assault related to the shooting of Steven Dodd.
Dodd, 26, of Grand Junction, was taken by Care Flight to St. Mary’s after he was shot in the abdomen. The shooting happened just before 4 A.M. Sunday morning in the “C” Road area of the desert east of Wilson Drive.
Details surrounding the investigation are not being released at this time. Dodd is currently listed in critical condition.