Toledo police investigate double murder

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A young couple was gunned down in Toledo. Police are working to track down the suspects. The families of murder victims Santiago Rease and Colleen Stamper are speaking out.

"She was full of energy. Everyone around her loved her. They had fun with her. she was always a positive person," said Colleen's sister Cierra Stamper.

Cierra Stamper says she'll always remember her sister Colleen's smile. She says her 19 year old sister attended Owens and was studying to become a nurse.

"She was working. She just recently got a job at the YMCA working with children and she love it. The kids loved her there. She would always come home tell us stories about them," said Stamper.

Thursday night Colleen and her boyfriend Santiago Rease were shot and killed. It happened at this home in the 28-hundred block of North Erie. It appears the couple went to this home around 7 p-m.

Dispatcher: You saw two people running down the street?
Caller: Yep
Dispatcher: Could you tell anything about like them colored clothing.
Caller: Can you please hurry up. Can you please hurry up.
Dispatcher: They are already on the way lights and sirens. I need to ask you these questions. Okay.
Caller: Okay.
Dispatcher: It's not stopping them from driving there.

Rease's family says the 20 year old was shot as he entered the house and they say colleen was shot as she waited in the car.

"I feel like she was at the wrong place at the wrong time," said Stamper.

"He was a good person. he did whatever he had to do for his kids. He was down to earth, loving and cared about everybody. He didn't deserve this."

Rease's mother says she feels like her son was targeted.

"He was only 20 years old. He was a beautiful person and we don't know how we are going to go on without him. I just hope they find who ever did it. because he's got two sons that are going to have to grow up without," said Rease's mother Julia Aguirre-Torres.

Toledo police have no suspects in the case. The city has recorded four murders so far this year .