Coroner Identifies Victim of Fatal Shooting at Lincoln’s Lodge in Springfield IL

Aaron A. Suttle – Age 47

Springfield, Illinois – The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lincoln’s Lodge, located at 304 North Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, Illinois, on March 18, 2024, at approximately 9:09 p.m., for a reported shots fired call. 

Upon arrival, a male victim was found inside a vehicle with a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported by ambulance from the scene and was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The Sangamon County Coroner, Jim Allmon, has identified the male victim as Aaron Suttle, 47, of Springfield, who was pronounced deceased by hospital staff shortly after his arrival at the emergency room.

An autopsy was done today and preliminary findings suggest Mr. Suttle died from the gunshot wound.

According to Sangamon County Sheriff Jack Campbell, “Detectives are trying to locate and interview additional witnesses, and they continue to collect evidence. The suspect, a black male wearing black pants and a white short-sleeve shirt, was last seen running towards Clearlake Avenue after the shooting.”

Detectives from the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate the shooting and are asking anyone with information to contact the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division at 217-753-6841 or Crime Stoppers at 217-788-8427.

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