At about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, Delta County Sheriff's Office deputies and investigators responded to a report of an adult male party who was shot in the town of Eckert. The male party was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital but later transferred to St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction where he is currently listed as being in serious condition. The suspect shooter fled the area prior to law enforcement arriving on scene. This is believed to be an isolated incident and there is no immediate danger to the public.
This incident is under investigation and any further updates will be provided by the Delta County Sheriff’s Office as they become available.