Customer Killed in Gas Station Robbery Identified

The customer shot and killed during a robbery of a Clairemont gas station has been identified as 48-year-old Eric Schade.

Meanwhile, police continue to search for the gunman.

The shooting happened early Wednesday morning at the AM/PM at Balboa and Mount Abernathy avenues.

A man walked into the gas station and demanded money.The clerk complied and handed over some cash and then dropped to the ground to take cover behind the counter, police said.

The suspect ordered a male customer to get down on the ground for the second time, but he apparently refused.

That’s when the customer, identified in a medical examiner’s report as Schade, was shot. He was described as a “regular” at the gas station.

The gunman fled. San Diego Police were looking for the man, who is described as short and thin, in his 20s, wearing a blue beanie, blue jeans and a blue hooded sweatshirt with a black bandana over his face.

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