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Victims identified in Lorson Ranch neighborhood shooting that left three dead

Posted at 10:52 AM, Dec 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-29 14:39:23-05

EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office released more information on a shooting that occurred in the unincorporated Lorson Ranch Neighborhood of El Paso County early Monday morning.

In a press release from the Sheriff's Office, the call came in around 9:54 a.m., with reports of a man shooting inside a home on Rubicon Drive.

Deputies arrived on the scene and confirmed that the suspect was barricaded inside the home. The Tactical Support Group was assigned to the scene shortly after.

The Tactical Support Group attempted to establish communications with the suspect to avail.

At 12:32 p.m., SWAT team members entered the house and found three dead adults inside the home.

The suspect had a domestic relationship with one of the victims according to EPSO.

The identities of the victims were later released as 27-year-old Vanessa Anderson and 26-year-old Autumn Kirkpatrick.

The suspect was later identified as 33-year-old Wilmer Soto.

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