On 08/23/2023 around 10:30PM Dispatch received a call about a man walking into St. Mary’s Hospital with a gunshot wound. Grand Junction Police Officers responded and St. Mary’s Hospital went into lockdown for a time. Investigation led to the 500 block of 28 Road where Larry Romero was shot during a physical altercation with residents trying to make him leave their home. Larry Romero (1/19/2001) was taken to the Mesa County Detention Facility and charged with:
The GJPD believes this to be an isolated incident and that there is no ongoing threat to the community. This case remains under investigation and there is no further information available at this time.