Man killed in Beloit, police search for suspect

Victim died of gunshot wounds Sunday
Man killed in Beloit, police search for suspect

Beloit police are searching for a man they say shot and killed a man Sunday morning.

Police are looking for Tevon Marley, 28, who is wanted on a charge of first-degree intentional homicide.

Police said Ricky Sims, Jr., 19, was found with multiple gunshot wounds on the 700 block of Merill Street in Beloit at 11:22 a.m. Sunday.

Sims died during surgery at Beloit Hospital. He was from Chicago.

Police said the shooting happened on the north side terrace on Merrill and Sims was found in a nearby yard. Police report Sims and Marley did not have any connection to this location and had been in two separate  vehicles before the shooting.

Marley is also a suspect in an attempted homicide that occurred on April 5. His last known address was in Harvey, Ill.

Anyone with information on Marley’s whereabouts should call 911.