(CBS4) – Police have arrested Trevor George, the suspect in an overnight murder in Windsor, at a gas station in Northern Colorado. The 32-year-old was wanted in connection with an overnight shooting near 7900 Crossroads in the southeastern corner of the town that left one person dead.
George was tasered and taken into custody in northeastern Fort Collins after law enforcement spotted him late Friday morning. He was being held on suspicion of stealing a car at the time of his arrest. The Weld County Sheriff’s Office later confirmed that he was officially a suspect in the murder.
Police said they spotted George driving a Dodge Challenger Hellcat on Interstate 25, a vehicle which was allegedly stolen out of Windsor.
Officers from multiple agencies followed George until he stopped for gas. George was tasered and arrested at the Shell gas station near I-25 and Mulberry Street.
No shots were fired by the suspect or police. No injuries, aside from prongs deployed by a taser, were reported.
The murder victim, who hasn’t been publicly identified, was working as a babysitter at the time of the shooting. Family members tell CBS4 the victim offered to babysit a young girl while her parents were away for the night.
Family members accuse George of strangling the young girl before the shooting.
The young girl and her mother eventually hid in the crawl space of the Windsor home while the murder took place, according to family.
The victims involved in the case asked to not be publicly identified at this time as they continue to cope with the gravity of the situation.