Coroner releases identity of woman killed in Citgo gas station shooting

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The Winnebago County Coroner has released the name of the 37-year-old woman who was murdered at the Auburn Citgo gas station. Her death is Rockford’s 17th murder of the year.

Coroner Bill Hinz identified the victim as Jennifer Jones, of Rockford.

Rockford Police say a Jones was killed in a shooting at the Citgo Gas station on Auburn Street.

The shooting occurred shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday morning in the parking lot of 4315 Auburn Street.

The coroner say the Jones was shot in the chest. She was alive when they arrived on-scene, but she was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Another victim, a 25-year-old man, later arrived at a local hospital suffering from gunshot wounds. He is listed in serious condition.

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