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Suspect in custody after setting two fires at a Walmart Colorado Springs

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Posted at 10:22 AM, Oct 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-24 18:16:41-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Update: DART II located a suspect at the New Hope Shelter Friday and took him into custody.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at the Walmart located at 707 S 8th St this week.

According to the department, Engine 3 is on the scene reporting a small fire in the store but it was put out by 11:00 am.

Employees and customers were evacuated from the store as fire crews worked the problem.

This is the second fire in as many days at the store, which appeared suspicious in nature, according to CSFD.

The Colorado Springs Police Department arrested 43-year-old David Harris in connection to the fires and charged him with 2 counts of 1st Degree Arson, False Reporting a felony, and obstruction.


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