BPD Seeks Suspect In Shooting Of 14-Year-Old Boy | WGLT

BPD Seeks Suspect In Shooting Of 14-Year-Old Boy

Nov 19, 2018

Bloomington Police are trying to determine who shot a 14-year-old boy in the leg over the weekend.

Police said they were called to the 800 block of Douglas Street at 8:17 p.m. Saturday following a report of a shooting.

Officers say they saw a group of four boys, ages 13 to 15, who said a male subject approached them, produced a gun and started shooting without provocation before fleeing the area.

Police say they found evidence of multiple shots being fired.

The boy who was shot was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police said the boy’s injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

Bloomington Police have released little information about the suspect. BPD asks anyone with information regarding the incident to contact detective Matt Dick at (309) 434-2475 or mdick@cityblm.org, call the department’s main line at (309) 820-8888.

Anyone who wishes to leave a tip anonymously can call McLean County Crime Stoppers at (309) 828-1111.

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