Teenager struck by bullet in Bloomington

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A teenager was treated for gunshot wounds in Bloomington Thursday night.

The Bloomington Police Department responded to reports of a shots fired incident at the 1900 block of Peach St. at approximately 10:50 p.m. Officers found damage to an apartment complex, as well as other evidence that a shooting had occurred in a parking lot.

Officers were informed at 12:25 a.m. Friday there was a gunshot victim at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The victim, a juvenile male, sustained an injury with a gunshot wound while walking home in the area.

He was treated and released from the hospital.

There were no other injuries reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BPD Detective Jared Bierbaum at (309) 434-2807, or Jbierbaum@cityblm.org.

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