Police involved confrontation under investigation: Delta, CO

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DELTA, Colo. — A man is in a Grand Junction hospital after he became unresponsive during a fight with Delta officers, officials say.

The fight is now being investigated in Delta County due to the severity of the injuries.

Before noon on Sunday, the Delta Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious male possibly breaking into cars.

When officers made contact, a fight ensued and during the struggle, the male subject became non-responsive. Officers determined he had lost consciousness.

The male was revived and eventually transported from Delta to the St. Mary’s medical center in Grand Junction.

Due to the officer’s use of force in this incident, an investigation team has been called in to take a closer look at this case.

The names of the male and the officer are currently being withheld for investigative reasons.

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