We are investigating a report of an attempted armed robbery of a pizza delivery driver around 2:30 a.m. this morning in the 1000 block of Sixth Street. The delivery driver reported three suspects attempted to rob him while armed with guns, but the driver was able to escape unharmed without the suspects taking anything from him.
One individual has been arrested and we are still looking for two additional suspects. The ongoing investigation is very preliminary, and we will release additional information when we are able
From our friends at Beloit Scanner: BPD is working a robbery in the 1000 block of Bluff. An armed robbery to a pizza driver.
3 suspects 1 with a gun, 1 w/m, 1 b/m, 1 light skin b/m or h/m, all wearing black. The light skin one had the gun all 3 looked to be teens.
UPDATE via our friends at Beloit Scanner: 3 confirmed shooting victims. 1 Has passed away.
One shooting victim shot in the head on Elm. (Fatal)
One victim shot in the leg on S Bluff
One shooting victim shot in the stomach on Roosevelt.
Suspect vehicle is a dark-colored pickup truck, last seen northbound.
Two of the victims are ages 15 years old and a 25 year old, Unknown on the 3rd victim.
Update at 11:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019: we are currently investigating a triple shooting near the area of Elm Street and Roosevelt Avenue. One individual was located deceased at the scene. Two other individuals, a 15-year-old male and a 25-year-old male, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Mercy Hospital in Janesville.
It appears that the individuals knew each other and this does not appear to be a random act of violence. We expect to be on scene all night.
Original, 10:30 p.m. Monday, March 11: We are investigating a homicide in the area of Elm Street and Roosevelt Avenue that was reported shortly after 9:30 p.m. We are asking people to avoid the area while we continue to investigate. It’s anticipated that we will be on scene for several hours.
If you have any information to share about the homicide, please contact us at 608-757-2244.
Sources are reporting multiple gunshots were heard in South Beloit last night around 9:30 PM. It happened in the area of South Bluff and Shirland ave.
We been told that there is possibly one shooting victim, but police have yet to release any information on this incident.