Two Arrests Made in Placer Drive Shooting



Mesa County Sheriff’s Office investigators have made two arrests related to Monday’s assault and shooting in Grand Junction. 

At approximately 5:30 p.m, Monday, May 9, 2022, deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a residence on the 500 block of Placer Drive. 

One person, identified as 35-year-old Derrick Randall, arrived at St. Mary’s Hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. He was treated and then released the same day. 

Timothy Tyler, 59, of Grand Junction, was arrested Thursday on the following charges:

  •      •  Attempted Assault in the First Degree F4
  •      •  Assault in the Second Degree F4
  •      •  Menacing with a Deadly Weapon F5

Prior to the shooting, an assault on an at-risk adult occurred. Randall is facing the following charge as a result of the incident: Attempted Assault in the Third Degree of an At-Risk Adult F6.

Randall was arrested Monday after he was released from the hospital on unrelated warrants. Randall and Tyler are being held at the Mesa County Detention Facility. For updated bond amounts, click here.

Monday, May 9, 2022 - 5:30pm