Officers Hurt After Overnight Arrest In Bloomington | WGLT

Officers Hurt After Overnight Arrest In Bloomington

Jul 9, 2018

Three Bloomington Police officers suffered minor injuries while trying to arrest a suspect overnight.

The incident happened just after midnight near Oakland Avenue and Evans Street, just southeast of downtown Bloomington. Police made contact with a 22-year-old walking in the area. Police said he fought with officers after they moved to arrest him. The man had a gun but no shots were fired, police said. He was arrested pending formal charges.

The officers were treated and released with minor injuries, police said.

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