G.J. teens taken into custody after standoff | PostIndependent.com

G.J. teens taken into custody after standoff

GRAND JUNCTION ” Two teenagers are in custody after an early-morning standoff at a sporting goods store in Grand Junction.

Authorities say the 16-year-olds were trying to steal at least 10 handguns from the Gene Taylors store on West Gunnison Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene around 1:30 a.m. Monday on a report of a burglar alarm going off.

A SWAT team surrounded the store after officers found a broken door and saw someone inside the building.

The teens were taken into custody about 6 a.m.

Investigators say their getaway vehicle was parked outside the store.

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