South Beloit man accused of beating woman with a handgun

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SOUTH BELOIT, Ill. (WTVO) — 35-year-old Eric Vance has been arrested after he allegedly struck a woman in the head with a handgun.

According to police, a caller reported the incident over a 911 call early Thursday morning. Police responded to a home in the 500 block of St. Gardner Street and met with the injured woman. A subsequent search of the property yielded three handguns.

Vance has been charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon, Domestic Battery, and Possession of a Firearm without a FOID Card.

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