Beloit PD investigate after woman suffers gunshot wound
BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV) - Beloit Police Dept. is investigating after a 20-year-old woman was shot early Saturday morning and is in critical condition after a large disturbance, according to a Facebook post.
Police explained in the post that officers were in the area of Royce Avenue when they heard gunshots at 2:42 a.m. When officers responded to the gunshots, they found a Rockford woman outside with a gunshot wound. She was transported to a hospital for treatment.
Officers updated the Facebook post at 8:37 a.m., adding the victim was in critical condition.
Police say that another woman approached them while they were investigating. According to police, this woman was injured but not from a gunshot wound. That woman, a 22-year-old from Janesville, received treatment at a local hospital.
After investigating, officers noted that there was a large disturbance that caused the shooting. Police are looking for witnesses who can provide details about the disturbance or the shooting.
Beloit PD asks anyone with information about either incident to call 608-757-2244 or submit a tip online.
No information about both injured women has been released yet. This is an ongoing story and we will update it as more information becomes available.
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