Erick Jara Obituary, Death Cause – The individual who was shot and killed by Grand Junction Police on Saturday has been named as Erick Jara, who was 27 years old. This information was provided by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office. Jara was a local of Grand Junction all her life. The Grand Junction Police Department received a call on Saturday evening to the 1600 block of Walnut Avenue in response to a report of an assault that was taking on in the area. According to the police, this is the location where someone fired a gun.
According to the conclusions of the Coroner’s Office, Jara was taken to the hospital, where he was subsequently declared dead after they received the news that he had passed away. Jara suffered multiple gunshot wounds, which led to his death, as determined by the conclusions of the investigation conducted by the coroner. The names of the policemen that responded to the incident on behalf of the Grand Junction Police Department have not been made public as of yet.
They have been placed on administrative leave while the business conducts an inquiry into the allegations that have been made against them. The Critical Incident Response Team, which is formed of local law enforcement agencies and the 21st Judicial District Attorney’s Office and analyzes all uses of force by officers, is conducting a separate investigation to determine whether or not the officers will be subject to criminal charges. The team reviews all uses of force by officers. Based on the findings of this inquiry, it will be decided whether or not criminal charges will be brought against the police. At this time, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is serving as the agency in charge of the investigation.