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One person arrested in Colorado Springs shooting, both victims identified

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Posted at 5:49 PM, Feb 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 17:19:01-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — One person has been arrested after police in Colorado Springs found two people dead at a house in the 3200 block of Heather Glen Drive.

The call came in on Tuesday at 6:55 p.m. when the Colorado Springs Police Department got a calling regarding a shooting.

When police arrived on the scene, they found two people dead, both suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

One of the victims was a woman and the other was a juvenile male. A third juvenile was also present but was unharmed.

A male suspect was contacted on the scene during the initial response.

The victims have been identified as 26-year-old Lizet Salinas-Mijangos and her 8-month-old son, George Weingarten.

The suspect, 29-year old David Weingarten, was the husband of Salinas-Mijangos and has been arrested and charged with two counts of 1st Degree Murder.

The second child found unharmed in the residence is a 20-month-old girl, the daughter of both Salinas-Mijangos and the suspect.

The surviving child is currently in the care of family members.

Detectives believe this was an isolated incident, and there is no ongoing threat related to public safety.

This homicide investigation is ongoing and active, updates will be released in the future.

These deaths are the seventh and eighth homicide investigations in the City of Colorado Springs in 2022.

Anyone with information or who is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.
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