- Associated Press - Monday, May 12, 2014

CLIFTON, Colo. (AP) - An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances after authorities say a man was shot by a Mesa County sheriff’s deputy.

Deputies were called to investigate a man standing along a roadside in Clifton on Sunday who called the sheriff’s office threatening to harm himself. Authorities say when deputies arrived, the shooting occurred.

According to KKCO-TV (https://tinyurl.com/jwm99at ), the man’s name and nature of his injuries were not available.

Grand Junction police and the district attorney’s office are investigating.


Information from: KKCO-TV, https://www.nbc11news.com

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