.

UPDATE: Video Clearly Shows Gunman Threaten Bensenville Store Clerk Minutes Before Murder

The 36-year-old who was killed has been identified by Bensenville police.

An unidentified male displays a gun minutes before shooting a Bensenville store clerk to death Sunday. (Screen shot from surveillance video provided by Bensenville police)
An unidentified male displays a gun minutes before shooting a Bensenville store clerk to death Sunday. (Screen shot from surveillance video provided by Bensenville police)

A surveillance camera positioned directly adjacent to the entry of Sam's Tobacco and Food Mart, 235 W. Irving Park Road in Bensenville, clearly recorded the man who killed store clerk, Hussein Saghier of Chicago Sunday evening. The portion of the video released by Bensenville Police shows the activity outside the store for about one minute before the murder took place, police say.

The video shows a man with a gun and another man threatening Hussein, 36, as he attempted to exit the store with his brother at closing time. During a brief struggle, one of the men displayed a handgun. In the video, it appears an initial shot was fired that did not hit anyone. A subsequent shot, not shown, killed Saghir. 

After Saghir was shot, both suspects fled eastbound on foot, police said.

The video clearly shows one of the subjects wearing an Abercrombie and Fitch maroon hoodie and True Religion blue jeans. The second subject was wearing a black hoodie with white trim on the front.

Saghir was shot at about 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, and was taken to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His killer is still at large.

Related: Neighbor Heard Three Shots Fired at Bensenville Tobacco Shop

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bensenville Police Department at (630) 350-3455.

Jim Court February 11, 2014 at 11:16 PM
I don't know how they caught him but a big, big congratulations to all those who solved this heinous crime. What is wrong with the world and people like this ?

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »