Victim identified in ‘suspicious death’

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UPDATE – The Mesa County Coroner’s Office says 31 year old, Jose Phillip Gallegos, Jr. of Grand Junction was the male found unresponsive in the restroom at Las Colonias Park.

The cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds and the manner of death is homicide.

The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating the incident.

ORIGINAL STORY (DEC. 30, 2019) – The Grand Junction Police Department is investigating what is being called a suspicious death after a deceased male was found at 715 Struthers Avenue.

Shortly before 3 p.m. on Monday, Grand Junction Fire Department responded to a reported medical call at the address. After arriving at the scene they found the deceased and called law enforcement to the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Grand Junction Police Department at (970)242-6707, call Crime Stoppers at 241-STOP. You can also send the information online at Crime Stoppers of Mesa County, or text CRIMES to 241-STOP and include your tip information.

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