One dead in shooting at Janesville business

One person is dead following a shooting at a Janesville business late Monday afternoon.
One person is dead following a shooting at a Janesville business late Monday afternoon.(NBC15)
Published: Apr. 26, 2022 at 5:15 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 26, 2022 at 5:55 PM CDT
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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - One person is dead following a shooting at a Janesville business late Tuesday afternoon.

The Janesville Police Dept. confirmed it is investigating a homicide in the 1300 block of Plainfield Ave. A suspect is in custody and police say there is no danger to the public.

The Janesville Police Dept. has asked people to avoid the area near the 1300 block of Plainfield Ave., near the U.S. Hwy. 14 and Kennedy Rd. interchange, as they investigate the scene.

Janesville police say the suspect left the scene in a car and was arrested roughly five miles from Precision Drawn Metals Inc.

As the investigation continues, officers realize this is a challenging time for the community.

“The community should feel safe tonight the suspect is in custody it’s very unfortunate the victim passed away but there’s no danger to the public,” said Janesville Police Sargent Benjamin Thompson.

According to the Rock Co. Communications Center, police responded to Precision Drawn Metals, Inc. shortly after 4:30 p.m. on reports of the shooting.

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