Credit: Bay Area News Group

By Shereen Siewert

A 34-year-old man is dead in an apparent homicide reported early Saturday in Beloit, according to police.

The victim was shot at around 4 a.m. in the 700 block of Newfield Drive, police said. He was transported to Beloit Memorial Hospital but was pronounced dead less than an hour later.

The victim’s name has not yet been publicly released.

According to a social media post, police are looking for a silver SUV and a blue Volkswagen sedan with possible broken windows. Police said they believe both vehicles are connected to the homicide.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 608-757-2244 or submit an online tip here.