Investigation into Saturday shooting continues

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Grand Junction Police are releasing a few details about a weekend shooting 11 News brought you first. They say they're still investigating the shooting where an intruder was injured by a homeowner.

Police say around 1:25 a.m. Saturday they got a call from someone at 610 Gunnison Avenue about an unknown adult male the homeowner wanted removed. Officers began responding to the scene when another call came in from the same house.

During the second call the caller said the intruder was in the backyard and had been shot by the homeowner. The homeowner is a sworn officer with the National Parks Service.

The man who was shot was taken to the hospital, no word on his condition at this time. Police say the homeowner's family was home at the time of the shooting.

Police say they're working with the Mesa County District Attorney's office and at this time no charges have been filed though the investigation is continuing.


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