Monday, June 19, 2017

View Drive shooting now a homicide investigation

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo -  At approximately 10:30 Saturday night, Mesa County Sheriff Deputies and Grand Junction Police Officers responded to reports of gunshots and a man who had been shot near the 2900 block of View Drive.

When deputies and officers arrived a 36-year-old man was found lying in a driveway suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to St. Mary's Hospital where he later died of his injuries.

One female was found inside the home and was arrested on active warrants not related to this incident.  

Investigators are actively interviewing witnesses. The Mesa County Sheriff's Office believes this was an isolated incident and there is no immediate danger to the general public.

The case is active and ongoing. All documents related to this case are still sealed by the courts.  Any information about the victim's identity, cause and manner of death will come from the Coroner's Office once an autopsy is complete and next of kin is notified.

If anyone has any information about this case please call our Witness Tip Line at (970) 244-3526 or Crime Stoppers at (970) 241-STOP. Crime Stoppers also allows you to submit tips online at as well as through text. Text your tip to CRIMES (274637) and start your message with “241STOP.” Crime Stoppers tips remain anonymous and you could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.