Colorado Springs Shooting Victims Identified


The names of the man and woman who were shot to death on Saturday have been released.

The El Paso County Coroner says the man who died was 22-year-old Daniel Castaneda, and the woman was 24-year-old Camille Root.

The man suspected of killing them, 22-year-old Gary Glen Vigil, remains on the loose.

Residents in the area of Platte and Circle called police after hearing shots fired just before 11 p.m. Saturday. Officers found the bodies in a parking lot on the 2800 block of E. Platte Ave.

Vigil has been described as a 22-year-old Hispanic man, 5-foot-6 and 180 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. He has multiple tattoos on his chest, neck and arms. Police don't know what kind of vehicle he may be driving.

The El Paso County Coroner's Office has concluded that the cause of death for each was gunshot wounds. This marks the 20th and 21st homicides of 2013.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at 444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.

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