BELOIT- Police responded to a person reported lying in the 2100 block of Newark Road.
When they arrived, they found the person had been shot. The individual was taken to Beloit Memorial Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later. The road has been closed to traffic throughout the morning has the investigation continues. Access to Townview Elementary School will be possible off Madison Road or Highway 213.
Authorities are withholding identification of the body pending confirmation. An autopsy is scheduled for later today.