BPD probing shots fired on city’s west side

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. Engle at 309-434-2371. (WJBC file photo)


By Neil Doyle

BLOOMINGTON – Police are investigating a shots fired incident that happened Wednesday afternoon on Bloomington’s west side.

Officers were called around 1:58 p.m. to the area of Mason St. and Locust St. and located multiple spent shell casings.


On 4-7-2021, at approximately 1:58 p.m., Bloomington officers responded to a call of shots…

Posted by City of Bloomington – Police on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

BPD went to a local hospital and determined nobody was shot. While at the hospital, officers also located a vehicle with damage from multiple bullet strikes. Additional information suggests that at least four people were in this vehicle when it was traveling in the area of Mason St. and Locust St. Police say the vehicle was targeted with gunfire by an unknown suspect(s).

Authorities say one person suffered minor injuries from the vehicle being damaged in the incident. No other injuries were reported.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Det. Engle at 309-434-2371.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com


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