Janesville police looking for person who allegedly killed 40-year-old man early Sunday morning
Janesville police responded to a report of shots fired around 5 a.m. Sunday
JANESVILLE, Wis. — A 40-year-old man is dead after a shooting overnight in Janesville.
According to an incident report, Janesville police responded to a report of shots fired in the 600 block of West Racine Street around 5 a.m. Sunday.
Officials said a 40-year-old man in the street suffered a gunshot wound.
Police said the victim was transported to Mercy Hospital where he died as a result of his injury.
The report said several people, including the victim and suspect, were at a party at a house on that block.
Officials believe both were involved in some type of argument that ended with the suspect shooting the victim.
Police are looking for 24-year-old Corvasie Weaver, of Joliet, Illinois, in connection with the crime, according to the release.
Weaver is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds. In a news release, police described Weaver has having black hair and black eyes.
Anyone who sees Weaver should not approach him, authorities said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact local law enforcement officials, call Rock County Communications at 608-757-2244, or CrimeStoppers at 608-755-3636.
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