At least one person injured in Red Roof Inn shooting

A man is in police custody following an officer-involved shooting at the Red Roof Inn.
Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 12:36 PM MST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2022 at 3:25 PM MST
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Update: 6:45 p.m. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - In a press release Tuesday evening law enforcement provided a few more details about the police shooting near the Red Roof Inn.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office, two officers from the Grand Junction Police Department were involved in the shooting. The sheriff’s office says no one besides the suspect was hurt. That suspect, only described as an adult male in the press release, hasn’t been identified yet, and his condition is still unknown.

MCSO says after being called to the Red Roof Inn for a domestic violence complaint police got into a foot chase with the suspect, and that’s when the shooting happened.

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This is an update to a developing story, and more information will be released as it becomes available. Past coverage is below.

Sirens echoed around the Red Roof Inn mid-morning Tuesday as multiple law enforcement agencies converged on a domestic violence call that took a turn for the worse.

Police report that at least one person was hospitalized by the shooting, but authorities have no word on the injured person’s condition at this time or their role in the shooting. It is unknown at this time if there are other injuries or any deaths.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office reports that the shooting was “officer-involved,” but says that no law enforcement personnel were hurt.

The Grand Junction Police Department was the first among four other agencies to respond to the shooting, including the Fruita Police Department, the Colorado State Patrol, and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office. The MCSO is heading the investigation.

No other information was released by authorities.

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This is an update to a developing story, and more information will be released as it becomes available. Past coverage is below.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Witnesses tell us that several law enforcement cars are swarming the area near 2250 Highway 6 and Highway 50. Police scanner chatter says that a suspect has been arrested.

Indications are shots were fired in that area. We know ambulances are on scene.

Witnesses tell us 15 to 20 law enforcement vehicles are on scene. They say officers are carrying what they describe as long rifles.

We have two crews on the way and will bring you an update as soon as we get information.