Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Clifton Shooting

In a tense afternoon incident, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) swiftly reacted to a man who arrived at the Clifton Maverick gas station on 3249 F Road with a gunshot wound to his arm. The victim, covered in blood, recounted a harrowing encounter: another man approached his car, assaulted him, and then shot him before fleeing the scene. The shooting occurred near 33 Road and the railroad crossing. As of now, the suspect remains at large, and the investigation continues. Stay tuned for further updates as this story unfolds.

Clifton Maverick gas station

The Clifton Maverick Scene

At approximately 4:40 p.m., the injured man sought refuge at the Clifton gas station, prompting an immediate call to 911 by an attentive employee. Deputies arrived promptly, piecing together the events that led to the violent incident. The MCSO is determined to apprehend the perpetrator and bring justice to the victim.

Ongoing Investigation

The search for the assailant remains active, with law enforcement combing the area for leads. The community’s safety is paramount, and the MCSO urges anyone with information to come forward. If you witnessed anything related to this shooting or have details that could aid the investigation, please contact the sheriff’s office at 970-242-6707 or submit an anonymous tip. Let us stand together against violence and ensure our neighborhoods remain secure.

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