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Juvenile injured in dual shootings in Bloomington

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Bloomington Police are investigating two gunfire incidents on Wednesday night, including one that left a young person injured.

The first happened around 9:20 p.m. near the Rainbow Circle apartments on the east side, near Veterans Parkway and Clearwater Avenue. No one was injured in that shots-fired incident.

The second incident happened around 10:55 p.m. on De Ville Drive, in the Cardinal Ridge mobile home park on the city's south side. Responding officers found a juvenile male with a gunshot wound at the scene. The juvenile was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating both incidents, and no arrests have been made. Those with information are asked to contact BPD Detective B. Melton at (309) 434-2537. If you wish to submit a tip and remain anonymous, please contact the Crime & Intelligence Analysis Unit (CIAU) at (309) 434-2963 or email CIAU@cityblm.org.

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