UPDATE: Coroner identifies victim in Thursday night Bloomington homicide

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(UPDATE: 1:45 p.m.) — McLean County Coroner Dr. Kathleen Yoder released the identity of the man who was killed Thursday night in Bloomington.

Yoder said 30-year-old Geoffrey Rowry of Bloomington was found by police with a gunshot wound lying in the courtyard of the apartment complex.

Rowry was pronounced deceased at Carle BroMenn Medical Center at 10:15 p.m. Thursday.

The homicide is still under investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


(UPDATE: 8:45 a.m.) — One man has died following a shooting in downtown Bloomington Thursday night, and now Bloomington police are investigating the death as a homicide.

Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of E. Washington St. at about 9 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, they found a 30-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound lying in the courtyard of the apartment complex.

Police administered first aid to the victim and called Bloomington Fire Department for support. Firefighters took the victim to Carle BroMenn Medical Center, where he later died.

No arrests have been made, and police have not identified any suspects at this time. There were no other injuries to report.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Brad Melton at 309-434-261-2505 or at Bmelton@cityblm.org or contact Detective Kevin Raisbeck at 309-434-2593 or at Kraisbeck@cityblm.org.

Those looking to submit a tip and remain anonymous can contact the Crime & Intelligence Analysis Unit (CIAU) at (309)-434-2963 or email CIAU@cityblm.org.


BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — Police are searching for a suspect after one man was found shot outside of downtown Bloomington.

According to The Pantagraph, police were called to the area of E. Washington St. around 9:00 p.m. Thursday.

One victim was found and taken to a local hospital. At this time, the victim’s condition is unknown.

Officers with the Bloomington Police Department spoke to neighbors looking for information regarding a suspect.

WMBD has reached out to officials for more details about the shooting.

This story will be updated.

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