Two suspects sought in May 23 murder at CITGO gas station on Auburn Street
Online Staff Report
Rockford Police are in search of two suspects in a May 23 shooting at the CITGO gas station, 4315 Auburn St., that left a 57-year-old man dead.
The suspects are described as follows:
Suspect 1 — Black male, 16 to 18 years of age, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, medium build wearing all black clothing;
Suspect 2 — Black male, 16 to 18 years of age, 5-foot-10 to 6-foot, medium build, wearing a tan or gray sweatshirt and light-colored pants.
Police responded to the CITGO on Auburn Street shortly after 11:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, in reference to a shooting incident. Upon arrival, officers located a shooting victim, Studer, sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of the business. Studer sustained multiple gunshot wounds, one to the torso.
Rockford Fire Department personnel arrived and transported Studer to Rockford Memorial Hospital, where he underwent surgery for his injuries and was pronounced dead at 3:59 a.m., May 24. An autopsy revealed the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the torso.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police shift commander at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Posted May 23, 2012
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