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Search for suspect in double homicide continues in Colorado Springs

Lamar Taylor
Posted at 4:39 PM, Sep 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-16 18:58:48-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — New information from the Colorado Springs Police Department states detectives are trying to locate 43-year-old Lamar Taylor on two counts of first-degree murder following a September 9 shooting outside the Citadel Mall.

According to CSPD, officers received a report of a shooting at 3680 Citadel Drive North at approximately 3:45 p.m. that day. When officers arrived they located two adult male victims suffering from gunshot wounds, both were transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

On Saturday, September 11, both men died from their wounds. The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the victims as 58-year-old James Love and 62-year-old Kevin Patterson, both of Colorado Springs.

There is an active warrant out for the arrest of Taylor.

Any witnesses or people with additional information are asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.