Two men rob Janesville man, hit him in head with gun

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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WTVO) — Police say a Janesville man was robbed in his apartment early Wednesday morning by two men, one of whom hit him in the head with a gun.

At 1:10 a.m., Janesville Police say they responded to 409 W. Milwaukee Apt. 1 for a reported gunshot.

There, they met with a victim who said a female acquaintance brought two black males to his apartment, and once they were let in, one of them displayed a handgun and demanded money, according to police.

Before leaving, one of the men hit the victim in the head with the gun, which went off. No one was struck, police say, but the victim suffered abrasions to his head. He was taken to a local hospital and released after treatment.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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