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Suspects wanted in connection with deadly robbery at auto shop

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Suspect 1 (left and middle) and Suspect 2 (right) Suspect 1 (left and middle) and Suspect 2 (right)
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Colorado Springs Police Department has released a victim's name and suspect information in connection with an armed robbery that left one person dead.

The suspects, posing as utility workers, robbed Full Throttle Auto Service on Chelton Road just before 8:00 a.m Thursday. They shot two people inside the shop -- one victim, identified as 50-year-old George John Maldonado, was killed, and another victim is in critical condition.

CSPD's homicide unit is still searching for the suspects, who were captured on surveillance video at the shop. Detectives have also identified a suspect vehicle, described as a green or blue 1995 to 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, extended cab, with tinted windows and possibly custom rims. The truck has rust on the hood and roof and may have body damage on its vehicle passenger side.

The investigation is ongoing, and the suspects are considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (719) 444-7000 or anonymously call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.

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