Police search for man in connection with stabbing at Rosemont gas station

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — Police are searching for a man in connection with a stabbing at a gas station in Rosemont.

Police responded around 6 p.m. Wednesday to the Mobil Gas Station at Higgins Road and River Road after receiving a call regarding a stabbing.

A victim was transported to an area hospital with a stab wound in the abdomen. His condition is unknown at this time.

Rosemont police released several images of the man they are seeking for questioning Thursday.

Police describe the man as a middle-aged, approximately 5’7” wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black and grey shoes and a green — possibly camouflage — backpack.

According to police, the victim was chased by the offender after both left the CTA Blue Line stop in Rosemont.

In surveillance footage independently obtained by WGN, the two are seen in a violent argument near the gas station, which ended with the victim being stabbed at least once in the lower abdomen.

Detectives spent hours at the station gathering evidence, and police continue to review surveillance footage from multiple cameras in this area.

Anyone with information about the man in the images should contact Rosemont police.


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