STATELINE NEWS -- A five-year-old Beloit boy was shot and killed about 7:10 p.m. tonight near the intersection of Prairie Avenue and Shopiere Road in Beloit.
The child was in the back seat of a car driven by his father when a gunman pulled up alongside and opened fire, according to interim Police Chief Dave Zibolski.
The father was uninjured and is assisting with the investigation.
The suspect vehicle is described as a maroon SUV.
Police are asking residents with any information on the shooting to contact police.
More information will be added when it becomes available.