On Wednesday night, shortly after 9pm, officers with the Grand Junction Police Department responded to the 400 Block of 28 1/4 Road on reports of multiple shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim who had been shot. The male was transported to the hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries. The victim was 38 years old, and his identity will be released by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office.
Two adult males have been arrested on charges of First Degree Murder. The affidavits for the arrestees have been sealed by the court, and no further information about the details of their arrests will be released at this time. The investigation is still active and ongoing, and interviews of witnesses will continue in the coming days.
If anyone has information that they believe could be relevant to this case, please call Crime Stoppers at (970)241-STOP, or visit their website at http://www.241STOP.com. You can also call non-emergency dispatch at (970)242-6707, reference case number 17-16280.