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Man arrested on numerous charges after officer-involved shooting in Grand Junction

The shooting happened near the Maverik gas station at 2902 D Road.
Credit: Mesa County Sheriff's Office
Victor Jackson

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The man who was shot by Grand Junction Police at a gas station earlier this month was released from the hospital and then arrested on numerous charges.

The shooting happened near the Maverik gas station at 2902 D Road about 2:20 a.m. on Feb. 2, according to an earlier release from the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.

Officers had been called to the area for the “removal” of an adult from the premises, and during the ensuing interaction, at least one officer opened fire.

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It’s unclear whether the suspect was armed. 

Victor Jackson, 30, was released from the hospital on Feb. 13 and arrested on the following charges:

  • Two counts of first-degree assault 
  • Two counts of menacing with deadly weapon 
  • Resisting arrest 
  • Possession of a weapon by a previous offender 
  • Aggravated motor vehicle theft, less than $20,000 
  • Criminal impersonation 
  • Criminal possession of a financial device, four or more 
  • Criminal possession of an identification document, two or more 
  • Unlawful possession of a controlled substance 
  • Special offender, sentence enhancer 

He's being held on a $1 million cash bond at the Mesa County Detention Facility.

The Grand Junction Police Department will identify the officers who were involved. Per the agency’s policy, they will be placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation.

The case has been handed over to the 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office for review. 

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