Murder investigation in the City of Beloit


The City of Beloit Police Department releases the name of the man who was gunned down Saturday afternoon.

He is 28 year old James Tomten of Janesville. 

According to investigators, Tomten was shot in the 800 block of Vine Street, just southwest of the 4th Street and Portland Avenue intersection, where he later died. 

It is reported that Tomten and his attacker knew each other.

The City of Beloit Police Department will be hosting a press conference Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. 

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