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Authorities investigate double shooting in desert outside Grand Junction

Posted at 12:21 PM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 15:09:09-04

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. --- The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left two people wounded.

At around 3:15 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to St. Mary’s Hospital to investigate a possible shooting. The adult male arrived at the emergency room with a gunshot wound. Upon investigation, it was determined the man was shot in the desert area of 27 1/4 Rd near the dam.

On Monday, the sheriffs office announced deputies identified a second shooting victim related to Saturday's incident. Both victims have sought medical attention and are expected to recover.

The case is still under investigation.

If anyone has information about this crime, please contact the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 242-6707.