Homicide victim identified

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Mesa County Coroner’s Office has completed its examination regarding the death of Jared Martinez, a 22-year-old male resident of Grand Junction, Colorado. Mr. Martinez was the male that was fatally shot just after midnight on February 20, 2021 during the
incident on Teller Avenue Grand Junction, Colorado.

The cause of death is a gunshot wound of the back and the manner of death is homicide. Toxicology is pending at this time. The law enforcement agency overseeing this investigation is the Grand Junction Police Department. Please contact them for any further details regarding this case.

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