TEEN SHOT TO DEATH IN OR­CHARD MESA

The Denver Post - - DENVER & THE WEST - — Tom McGhee, The Den­ver Post

Grand Junc­tion po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing af­ter a 17-yearold girl was shot to death shortly af­ter mid­night Satur­day near a City Mar­ket in Or­chard Mesa.

Po­lice have a sus­pect in cus­tody in the shoot­ing of Kiera Quin­tana of White­wa­ter. They haven’t iden­ti­fied the sus­pect.

Quin­tana died from a gun­shot to the head, ac­cord­ing to the Mesa County coro­ner’s of­fice.

Another woman re­ported the shoot­ing, telling po­lice that her friend had been shot and that she also was wounded by gun­fire.

Po­lice ar­rived to find Quin­tana dead in the park­ing lot. Her friend was taken to a hos­pi­tal with non-lifethreat­en­ing in­juries.

Po­lice found and ar­rested the sus­pect.

Any­one who has in­for­ma­tion about the in­ci­dent can call the Grand Junc­tion Po­lice Depart­ment at 970-2426707 or Crime Stop­pers at 241-7867.

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