Bloomington shooting probed


On Saturday night, the Bloomington Police Department responded to the 800 block of Douglas to investigate a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with a group of four juveniles. One of the juveniles was struck in the leg, causing a non-life threatening injury. He was later transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Victims reported that a black male subject approached them and produced a gun. The suspect reportedly began shooting without provocation before fleeing the area. Officers located evidence of multiple shots being fired, consistent with victim statements.

No additional details are available at this time. If you have any information regarding this incident, we ask that you contact Detective Matt Dick at 309-434-2475, email at mdick@cityblm.org, or the department’s main line at (309) 820-8888. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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