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Teenager hurt after Friday night shooting in Beloit

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BELOIT (WREX) — Beloit Police are investigating a shooting that left a teenager with a gunshot wound.

Police responded to the 1300 block of Nelson Avenue on Friday night around 11 p.m.

A 17-year-old told officers he was outside when he heard gunshots in the area and then was shot.

He was treated at a local hospital, but was later released and is expected to be okay.

Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Beloit Police Department (608-757-2244) or Greater Beloit Crime Stoppers

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William Ingalls

William Ingalls is the weekend reporter at WREX. He joined the team in 2019 as a photographer after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and English from Augustana College. William was born and raised in Rockford and went to high school at Christian Life.

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