TEEN SHOT TO DEATH IN ORCHARD MESA
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.