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Man injured in overnight Bloomington shooting

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A man suffered what is believed to be a non life-threatening injury after a shooting incident in Bloomington late Wednesday.

Police responded to the 2100 block of Rainbow Ave. just after 9:30 p.m. on a report of shots fired. A witness in the area said two men with handguns were in the area. After hearing yelling, the witness said gunshots were heard and the two men ran west. 

Shortly afterwards, a 26-year-old man was reported with a gunshot wound to the leg. The man was taken to a nearby hospital. 

A handgun and several shell casings were found by officers canvassing the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information should call Bloomington Police Det. Engle at (309) 434-2371 or e-mail

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