For Immediate Release
Subject: Shooting Investigation
Contact: Kate Porras
The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man hospitalized at about 11:00 this morning. The shooting took place in an upstairs room at the Affordable Inns on Horizon Drive. The victim was shot in the stomach. His name is not being released at this point because of the ongoing investigation.
Immediately after the shooting, two men were seen getting into a silver or grey, Dodge, 4-door, diesel pickup truck. The two left quickly, heading north on Horizon Dr. The descriptions of the two men are as follows:
- Approximately 25 years old
- Hawaiian or Samoan
- Large gap in front, upper teeth
- Wearing a baseball cap, baggy jeans, long-sleeve grey shirt
- Approximately 5’2” – 5’4” tall
- 130 pounds with a thin build
- Approximately 30 years old
- White male
- Approximately 6’0” tall
- 170 pounds
- Brown hair
- Full, long beard
Because we believe these two men may have information that can help us with the investigation, we would like to talk with them.
If anyone has information about this incident they can call the Grand Junction Police Department at 242-6707, call Crime Stoppers at 241-STOP, send the information via the web at www.241stop.com, or text CRIMES to 241STOP and include your tip information.
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