On February 7, 2013 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Deputies with the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a shooting that occurred during a traffic stop on
Highway 145 in the west end of Montrose County. Tryllen Richards, age 32, of Naturita, Colorado was taken to St. Mary’s hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado and is being treated for a single gunshot wound.
Also arrested during the incident was Ashley Ware, age 25, on a warrant out of Montrose Associate Court for failure to appear, and Mechelle Lee, age 33, on a warrant out of Montrose Combined Courts for failure to appear.
There is no further information being released at this time. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and the 7th Judicial District Critical Incident Team are conducting the investigations.