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3 shootings reported overnight in Bloomington; 1 man injured

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BLOOMINGTON — Police are investigating three shootings that were reported Wednesday evening and into the early hours of Thursday morning in Bloomington, leaving one man injured.

At 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the area of Chestnut St. and the 800 block of North Roosevelt Avenue for reported shots fired.

According to Bloomington police, a suspect shot had shot at an occupied vehicle that was driving in the area. The driver was struck in the arm by gunfire, suffering injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

He was transported to a local hospital, treated and released.

Officers also found an additional occupied vehicle and an unoccupied vehicle that had been struck during the shooting, but no other injuries were reported.

About 12:40 a.m. Thursday, another shots fired call brought officers to the 600 block of West Mulberry Street where they found an occupied residence had been struck by gunfire.

About three hours later, Bloomington officers responded to a call in the 400 block of West Graham Street were they found an occupied residence and an unoccupied vehicle were struck by gunfire.

No injuries were reported in the later two gunfire incidents, police said in a statement Thursday morning.

It is unknown if these three shootings were related; the investigations are ongoing, police said.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information related to the shooting at Chestnut and Roosevelt is asked to contact Detective Curt Maas at 309-434-2534 or cmaas@cityblm.org.

Information related to the shootings on Mulberry and Graham streets should be relayed to Detective Steve Fanelli at 309-434-2457 or sfanelli@cityblm.org.

To remain anonymous, call McLean County Crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111.


Photos: Bloomington police investigate shooting on North Roosevelt Avenue

Contact Kelsey Watznauer at (309) 820-3254. Follow her on Twitter: @kwatznauer.

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