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Police arrest 15 year old suspected of killing 2 in Southeast Colorado Springs

Outside Colorado Springs Police Operations Center
Posted at 8:11 AM, Nov 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-02 14:02:06-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs Police responded to reports of a shooting overnight at the 4400 block of Fountain Springs Grove. CSPD say the call came in around 12:25 A.M.

According to police, officers found two dead men on the scene when they arrived. The two were found in a car in the parking lot.

The victims were identified by the El Paso County Coroner's Office as 54 year old Leroy Law and 20 year old Darius Cheatom of Colorado Springs.

After officers found the bodies, detectives from the Violent Crimes Homicide Assault Unit assumed control of the investigation, according to police sources.

On Tuesday, detectives secured an arrest warrant for a 15 year old male for two counts of murder in the first degree.

The 15 year old was served the warrant at the Zebulon Pike Youth Services Center, where police say he was being held on unrelated charges.

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