UPDATE: Arrest Made in Fatal Beloit Shooting

UPDATE:  Police say they

Tevon Marley

UPDATED Monday, February 11, 2013 --- 10:40 a.m.

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Police say they've arrested an Illinois man for a fatal shooting in Beloit.

Twenty-nine-year-old Tevon Marley, of Harvey, Ill., was arrested over the weekend in Beloit. Marley is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the Nov. 4 shooting death of 19-year-old Ricky Sims Jr., of Chicago. Sims was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a yard in Beloit.

The Beloit Daily News says local police and federal agents took Marley into custody after receiving information that he was at a home in Beloit.

Copyright 2013. The Associated Press.


UPDATED Monday, November 5, 2012 --- 6:25 a.m.

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Beloit police are looking for a suspect in a fatal weekend shooting.

Officers and paramedics responded to a residential property Sunday about 11 a.m. where a 19-year-old Chicago man with multiple gunshot wounds was found in a yard. Police say Ricky Sims was taken to Beloit Hospital where he died during surgery.

Investigators say the suspect and victim had been in two separate vehicles just before the shooting. Police say the 28-year-old man from Harvey, Ill., is also a suspect in an April attempted homicide case in Beloit.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


Posted Sunday, November 4, 2012 --- 6:25 p.m.

From the Beloit Police Department:

On November 4, 2012, at about 11:22 a.m., Beloit Police Officers and Fire Department Paramedics responded to the 700 block of Merrill St. reference a shooting victim.

Upon arrival, officers found a male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to the Beloit Hospital Emergency Room.

The victim subsequently died during surgery.

Investigation shows the shooting occurred on the north side terrace on Merrill.

The victim was found in a near-by yard. The victim and suspect had no association with the shooting location.

The suspect and victim had been in two separate vehicles prior to the shooting.

The victim is identified as Ricky Sims Jr., B/M, 09/23/1993, of Chicago, IL.

The investigation into this incident has identified the suspect shooter as:

B/M, DOB 01/01/1984
of HARVEY, IL (last known address)

Tevon Marley is wanted for 1st Degree Intentional Homicide. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Marley is also a suspect in the April 5, 2012 Attempted Homicide that occurred at 555 ½ W. Grand Av.

Anyone with information to Marley’s whereabouts should call 9-1-1, the Beloit Police Department (608) 364-6801, or Beloit Crime Stoppers (608) 362-7463.

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