BELOIT, WI (WTAQ) - Beloit Police were looking Tuesday for armed gunmen who broke into two houses and injured the residents.
Officials did not immediately link the two incidents, but both victims said they were accosted by multiple suspects wearing masks.
The first incident occurred around 8 p.m. Monday. The homeowner told police he was struck in the head by a gun, while others rummaged through his house and stole cash and electronics.
The victim was hurt but not hospitalized.
The second home invasion occurred about an hour-and-a-half later. Police said the homeowner got into a struggle with the gunmen.
The victim was shot twice in a shoulder, and the suspects ran off immediately afterward. The victim was taken to a Beloit hospital for treatment.