BELOIT, Wis. — The Beloit Police and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s departments are jointly investigating a homicide.


About 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Beloit police officers responded to the 1600 block of Royce Avenue where they located a man’s body.


He has been identified as Jwan J. Lamon, 18, of Janesville, Wisconsin. Police said the killing was not random and that Lamon was targeted.


The cause of death was not disclosed, and the location of the homicide is still under investigation.


Detectives from both agencies are investigating.


Anyone with information regarding the death is asked to contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detective Bureau, 815-319-6400; Beloit Police, 608-757-2244; or Crime Stoppers 815-963-7867.


Chris Green: cgreen@rrstar.com; @chrisfgreen