Salvation Army recovers after Halloween explosion

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) Two explosive devices placed in a downspout were detonated on Thursday night blowing the drainage tools off the building.

One of the downspouts were slid back on and secured with new bolts and business was back to normal Friday morning with people lining up for food assistance services.

Although the damage was not significant, officials said it was still a disappointing situation, "Kids are gonna be kids and they're going to do things just don't be destructive to businesses especially to people who are trying to help folks in need," Claudia Jackson, Salvation Army.

Jackson said she does not feel like the organization was targeted and wants locals to feel comfortable coming through their doors.

The Grand Junction Bomb Squad is investigating the situation. There are no suspects yet, but officials at the Grand Junction Police Department want the communities help with any information they have about the situation.


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