One suspect has been arrested and another is being sought in a shooting that led to a Cimarron Hills gas station Sept. 18, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office reported Friday.

About 2:30 a.m., deputies were called to the Maverick station at 2477 Peterson Road. There they found a man who appeared to have been shot elsewhere and then dropped off at the station, said sheriff’s spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby. He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Authorities have not disclosed his condition.

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Nicholas Daniels, 20, was arrested Sept. 27 on suspicion of second-degree kidnapping, first-degree assault and aggravated robbery. He is being held in the county jail on a $100,000 bond.

Deputies still are searching for James Roberson, 21, who is accused of conspiracy, attempted first-degree murder, second-degree kidnapping, first-degree assault and aggravated robbery.

Authorities believe Roberson is armed and dangerous, and people should not approach if they see him. 

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Just four hours earlier the night of the shooting, Jackk Underwood, 26, was slain in front of his aunt's house in a neighborhood less than a mile from the gas station. Authorities have not released any information about suspects in Underwood's murder, and they haven't said whether the shootings are connected. 

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