One Dead In Mesa County Shooting

One person is dead and another is wounded after a shooting near Fruita Tuesday night.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office and Fruita Police Department were called to 2051 K Road around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, to a report of a man who was shot in the hip.

Shortly after the initial call, another report came in of a second person shot, this time in the head.

One victim was rushed to St. Mary’s Hospital, although the condition of the patient is unknown.

Investigators spent hours at the home trying to figure out the circumstances, but so far it’s unknown who actually shot who and no suspects have been arrested or identified.

11 News will bring you the latest information on this case as it becomes available.


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