Police investigate fatal shooting in Beloit

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BELOIT—A criminal investigation is ongoing after a man found shot and lying in a road in Beloit early Friday morning, according to a report from the Janesville Gazette.

Officers were called to the scene in the 2100 block of Newark Road at 12:15 a.m. for a man down in the roadway.

The man was taken to Beloit Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The man was found just east of Townview Elementary School . The road in front of the school was closed Friday morning. School officials notified parents of the road closure, and school buses were rerouted.

Read the Gazette story HERE.

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