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Man killed in Beloit shooting, officer hurt

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say a police officer has been shot and wounded and a suspect has been killed in a shooting incident in the Town of Beloit.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice reports the incident happened about 1:45 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Rex Lanes. It is conducting a joint investigation with the Beloit Police Department.

Authorities say that when a Beloit police officer got out the squad car, the officer heard gunshots and saw a male firing a handgun.

The officer sustained a gunshot wound that's not life-threatening. The male suspect was subsequently shot and killed.

Their names were not immediately released.

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