Early morning assault on Orchard Mesa sends two to the hospital

ORCHARD MESA, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Around 7am Tuesday morning calls starting coming in about an assault on Orchard Mesa.

It happened on the 3600 block of E 1/4 road near Palisade.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office says 2 adult men were injured. Both were transported to the hospital. One with serious injuries.

Mesa County sheriff’s Office, Palisade Police, DeBeque Marshal, and Orchard Mesa Fire all responded.

The Sheriff’s Office says one person is detained. There are no outstanding suspects. Initial information indicates this is an isolated incident.

This is still developing and under investigation.