Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Two injured in morning assault

MESA COUNTY, Colo – Tuesday, at approximately 7:15 in the morning Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of an assault on the 3600 block of E ¼ Road. The Palisade Police department, De Beque Marshal’s Office, and East Orchard Mesa Fire Department also responded.

Two adult males, ages 28 and 33, were transported to St. Mary’s hospital with serious but not believed to be life-threatening injuries.

One person was detained at the scene. There are no outstanding suspects. This is believed to be an isolated incident.

Investigators are currently interviewing witnesses as well as collecting evidence and processing the scene.

This remains an ongoing and active investigation.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is the investigating agency for this incident.