GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — KREX has a reporter on scene at the 500 block of Placer Drive in Grand Junction after receiving reports of a possible shooting. There is a heavy law enforcement presence in the area at this time, and the public is being asked to avoid the area.

Mesa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has confirmed that they are responding to a report of an assault and shooting at a residence in that area. One person arrived at St. Mary’s Hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. Deputies were able to contact people at the residence believed to be involved in the incident.

MCSO is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the alleged shooting, and says a continued presence from law enforcement will be on Placer Drive at this time.

We will continue to bring you updates as more become available.