Mesa County, Colorado – Shortly after 11:00 a.m., deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 500 Block of Fruitvale Ct on a report of a man with a gun. Deputies contacted the suspect, and one deputy was subsequently shot. The deputy was transported a local hospital for treatment of injuries. The suspect fled the scene, but was located and placed into custody. Area schools have been placed into lockdown, but the school district and law enforcement are working to release them from lockdown as soon as they can. More information will be released as it becomes available.
MCSO Deputy Shot, Suspect in Custody #MCSOOIT