BELOIT, Wisc. (WTVO) — Police say five men are responsible for three shootings in Beloit over the weekend which resulted in one man being killed and five people injured.
At a press conference on Monday, Police Chief Andre Sayles said around 9:18 p.m., officers responded to the 1800 block of Fayette where they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The 20-year-old man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
As the investigation was underway, police received a call around 10:57 p.m. of shots fired in the 600 block of Woodward. Officers arrived at the location to find a 25-year-old woman suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Sayles said a 30-year-old woman suffered an injury from falling off a scooter during the incident, and a third person received minor abrasions.
On Saturday, around 7:30 p.m., police were called to the 1600 block of Dewey Avenue, where two people, a 27-year-old woman and a 48-year-old man, had been shot. Both are expected to survive.
Police spotted a suspect vehicle and engaged in a pursuit, which Sayles said resulted in the arrests of four people.
Raymond Gosha, 21, was charged with 3 counts of attempted murder as party to a crime, felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to deliver THC, possession of cocaine, resisting an officer, and felony bail jumping.
Steve Brock, 23, was charged with 3 counts of attempted murder as party to a crime and felon in possession of a firearm.
Garrett Rocha, 22, was charged with 3 counts of attempted murder as party to a crime, and felon in possession of a firearm.
Tarious Armstrong, 19, was charged with 3 counts of attempted murder as party to a crime.
A fifth suspect fled from the scene and was arrested Monday in South Beloit. Devonte Cordier, 22, is charged with 3 counts of attempted murder as party to a crime, and fleeing an officer.
He also said police responded to six additional “shots fired” calls from Friday to Saturday morning.
Anyone with information regarding the shootings should contact the Beloit Police Department at 608-364-6801 or contact Beloit Area Crime Stoppers.