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One person killed in homicide early Saturday morning

The shooting happened around 12:30 early Saturday morning
The shooting happened around 12:30 early Saturday morning(KKCO/KJCT)
Published: Apr. 17, 2021 at 6:07 PM MDT|Updated: Apr. 17, 2021 at 6:08 PM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - One person was killed in a Saturday morning shooting on 33 Road.

The Mesa County Coroner has identified the victim as 68-year-old John Mall of Grand Junction. They say the cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says it was a homicide, and that one suspect has been arrested. 29-year-old Cody Hodge is facing three charges, including 2nd degree murder.

It happened around 12:30 early Saturday morning in the 700 block of 33 Road. That area is near the desert, and just east of the I-70 entrance in Clifton.

Investigators say the victim was confirmed dead on scene.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says this is an active investigation.

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