© 2022 WGLT
NPR from Illinois State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

One Person Dead After Shooting On Bloomington's West Side

Police Car Lights

UPDATED 5 p.m. | One person was shot and killed early Wednesday on Bloomington's west side, police said.

The shooting happened around 4:45 a.m. in the 800 block of West Jefferson Street, Bloomington Police said. Officers responding found Egerton Dover, 20, of Bloomington, who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the McLean County coroner's office.

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BPD Detective Steve Fanelli at (309) 434-2457 or Detective Jared Roth at (309) 434-2379. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828-1111.

Dover, a 2016 University High School graduate, is the seventh person killed by gunfire in Bloomington in 2018, police said. Eight others were shot and survived this year in Bloomington.

People like you value experienced, knowledgeable and award-winning journalism that covers meaningful stories in Bloomington-Normal. To support more stories and interviews like this one, please consider making a contribution.

Ryan Denham is the content director for WGLT and WCBU.
Related Content