According to an update from the Beloit Police Department, on Saturday at about 8:55 p.m. an incident of shots fired occurred in the parking lot following the basketball game at Beloit Memorial High School. A school resource officer who was working at the basketball game was notified of the shots fired, and he immediately responded outside and called for additional patrol resources. Evidence of a shooting was recovered, but the victim was not on scene at the time. A short time later, a 19 year old Beloit male was dropped off at the emergency room where he later died of his injuries. No current students were involved in the incident. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the event to contact the Police Department at 608-364-6823. The police department is investigating this case as a homicide, and is working collaboratively with the School District of Beloit.
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