Police in the City of Beloit investigate 2 armed home invasions

Posted Tuesday, October 15, 2013 --- 3:10 a.m.

The City of Beloit Police Department is investigating two armed home invasions.

Authorities say the first home invasion occurred on the 1700 block of Hurst Avenue around 8:00 p.m Monday night.

The victim told police multiple suspects forced their way into the home. The victim was then hit in the head with a handgun and held to the floor while the other suspects went through the home. The suspects fled the scene with electronics and an undetermined amount of cash.

Then an hour later police responded to a second armed home invasion on the 200 block of Roosevelt Avenue, where the victim suffered two gunshot wounds.

The victim told police multiple suspects forced entry into the home. After a struggle occurred with the suspects, the victim was shot twice in the right shoulder.

The suspects fled after the shooting. The victim was transported to Beloit Memorial Hospital for treatment.

In both incidents the suspects are described as black males wearing masks.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Beloit Police Department at 364-6801, or the Beloit Area Crime Stoppers at 362-7463.

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