Homicide victim and suspect likely knew each other, Beloit police believe

beloti homicide location.jpg

BELOIT, Wis. - The Beloit Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened Saturday afternoon, and said that the victim and the suspect likely knew each other.

It happened on the 800 block of Vine Street around 12:20 p.m., according to a Facebook post.

Police said the victim, a 28-year-old man from Janesville, died at the scene.

According to Beloit police, investigators believe that that the suspect and the victim had a relationship or knew each other. They do not believe that there is a threat to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Beloit Police Department at 608-757-2244.