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5-year-old killed in Beloit road attack

Posted: 7:55 AM, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-25 09:00:00-05
BELOIT -- Beloit police are still looking for the person who shot and killed a 5-year-old boy Friday night. 
 
The boy was riding in the back seat of his father's car and was killed after an SUV pulled up alongside them and someone opened fire, authorities said.
 
The boy was shot at least once in the abdomen and died at a hospital. 
Interim Police Chief David Zibolski said the SUV had been following the father's car. He said he didn't know long the SUV had pursued the car or if the father was the intended target, but added that the father was cooperating with authorities.

Zibolski said investigators hadn't determined how many shots were fired. The father was not hit.

"We really ask that our community in Beloit come forward and help solve this crime," Zibolski said. "We need the support and cooperation of Beloit."
 
Police said they will review surveillance video recorded near the shooting scene.