MAN OPENS FIRE ON VE­HI­CLES IN WEST­ERN COLO.

The Denver Post - - NEWS - — Bruce Fin­ley, The Den­ver Post

A man opened fire, shoot­ing at pass­ing ve­hi­cles Sun­day along a high­way near the Gate­way Canyons Re­sort and Spa in west­ern Colorado. The gun­fire hit at least one ve­hi­cle be­fore se­cu­rity guards, deputies and po­lice raced to the scene and stopped the shooter, Mesa County au­thor­i­ties said.

Mesa County sher­iff’s deputies took a 54-year-old man into cus­tody, said Megan Ter­lecky, spokes­woman for the sher­iff.

“He has mi­nor in­juries. He was not shot,” Ter­lecky said.

“He was shoot­ing at other ve­hi­cles. Shots were fired. At least one ve­hi­cle was hit.”

The shoot­ing hap­pened along Colorado 141. Se­cu­rity guards at Gate­way Canyons, a lux­ury re­sort 55 miles south­west of Grand Junc­tion, were first at the scene.

No­body else was hurt.

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