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Man fatally shot in Bloomington; fifth gun homicide of 2022

A man is dead following a shooting in Bloomington shortly before midnight on Friday. It’s at least the fifth Bloomington gun homicide of 2022.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. at 405 E. Mill St., southeast of downtown Bloomington near Oakland Avenue. Police were called out for a disturbance call and heard gunshots upon arrival.

Upon arrival, officers found an adult male with a gunshot wounds on the steps of a residence. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No additional information was released. Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact BPD detectives Brad Melton at (309) 434-2537 or Brock Merritt at (309) 434-2539.

Ryan Denham is the digital content director for WGLT.
Joe Deacon is a reporter at WCBU.
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