Authorities looking for suspect in fatal shooting

the Associated Press

Authorities looking for suspect in fatal shooting

CREATED Sep. 11, 2012

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for an Illinois man suspected of fatally shooting a Janesville woman.

Officials say 36-year-old Lori Daniels was shot in the head in a vehicle on Interstate 39/90 near South Beloit, Ill.

Beloit Police Capt. Vince Sciame says the shooting was reported to his department about 2 a.m. Sunday by someone who was inside the vehicle.

Police tell the Beloit Daily News ( ) that the vehicle is a green 2002 Ford Explorer with Wisconsin license plates.

A South Beloit police officer spotted the vehicle and began pursuing it with speeds reaching up to 100 mph.

Other officers joined the pursuit and the chase ended in Rockford, Ill., where the suspect vehicle crashed into a fence and fled on foot, firing at least one shot at the pursuing officers.

Information from: Beloit Daily News,