Teenager suffers non-life threatening injuries from shooting Thursday

Police on the scene provided assistance and placed a tourniquet before additional help could arrive. (WJBC File Photo)

By Jake Fogal

BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington Police are conducting an investigation after a teenager was shot Thursday.

According to a BPD Press Release, officers were dispatched to the area of West Market Street and Howard Street on the west side of the city at 3:45 p.m. on reports of gunfire.

Upon arrival, BPD officers discovered a male teen who had been shot in the leg.

Police on the scene provided assistance and placed a tourniquet before additional help could arrive.

Paramedics with the Bloomington Fire Department assumed patient care and transported the victim to an area hospital.

No suspect information has been made available and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information on the shooting can contact Bloomington Police.

Jake Fogal can be reached at [email protected].


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