Beloit man accused of attempted homicide arrested in Wausau following chase

Evans' Mugshot

WAUSAU, Wis. — A wanted fugitive out of Beloit has been arrested in connection with a shooting back in May.

Beloit police said Isaiah Evans, 25, was accused of being involved in a shooting at Keeler and Dewey avenues where a 37-year-old Beloit man suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken into custody in Wausau on Wednesday.

Isaiah Evans was taken into custody today in Wausau. We don’t expect to release any more information tonight, but wanted to provide the community with this update.

Posted by City of Beloit Police Department on Wednesday, September 16, 2020

According to the Marathon County Sheriff’s Office, Evans was found at a hotel in the village of Weston. Officials said a high speed chase ensued after authorities tried making contact with him.

The news release said 31-year-old Abby Ann Jackson, of Beloit, was also in the vehicle at the time. Both were later arrested.


Posted by Marathon County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Evans faces tentative charges of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, multiple counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety and felon on possession of firearms.