Gunshot near Las Colonias caused by fight; one man injured

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Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 5:29 AM MDT
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UPDATE June 6 3:00 p.m.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - More information has come to light on a shooting in the area of the Las Colonias pedestrian bridge.

At 1:10 a.m. Tuesday, 911 callers reported that people were fighting on the bridge when the caller heard a gunshot.

After arriving on the scene, officers say that they contacted three people on the bridge — one woman and two men. Officers discovered that the two men began fighting physically until a gun was fired.

One man sustained minor injuries as a result of the fight, but no other injuries were reported by authorities.

No criminal charges have been filed, and police say the investigation is still ongoing.

No other information was released by authorities.


This is an update to a developing story. Previous coverage is below.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Around 1 a.m. this morning, Grand Junction Police Department received reports of shots being fired at Las Colonias Park.

We were told by our crew on scene that when Grand Junction Police Department arrived they found two men and one woman. Grand Junction Police Department detained them and recovered a weapon to turn over for the investigation.

One person was evaluated by the Grand Junction Fire Department.

Everyone was released until the investigation is complete.