Accused Zuni Drive shooter identified, victim in stable condition

The investigation is still ongoing
Published: Jun. 5, 2023 at 3:52 PM MDT
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UPDATE June 6 2:00 p.m.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Following an investigation that continued through the night, police say that they have more information on a shooting in the area of Zuni and Laguna Drive on Monday.

A woman who sustained a gunshot wound to the chest made it to St. Mary’s, where she remains in stable condition.

Nicholas Engeman, a 41-year-old man, was arrested on three existing warrants. Engeman was then charged with six additional charges, including:

  • Menacing
  • Attempted aggravated robbery
  • First degree kidnapping
  • First degree burglary
  • Possession of weapons by a previous offender
  • Violation of a protection order

The police department stated that the investigation is still ongoing, and that some involved parties still have pending criminal charges.

No other information was released by law enforcement.


This is an update to a developing story. Previous coverage is below.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Grand Junction Police officers responded to a report of a shooting just after noon Monday on Zuni Drive.

Responding officers reported a woman in a driveway with an “obvious gunshot wound.” After working to keep her alive, officers traded off with the Grand Junction Fire Department, who took her to St. Mary’s Hospital.

Her condition is unknown at this time.

Law enforcement found one suspect, described as an white adult male, on the 2700 block of Laguna Drive.

Orchard Mesa Middle School entered shelter-in-place as well as the surrounding area while officers were on-scene. The call came from the 300 block area of Zuni Drive at around 12:30 p.m. on June 5.

Police say that the investigation is still ongoing, and that there is no other information available at this time.


This story is still developing, and more information will be released as it becomes available.