Gunman sought after shooting at Bloomington party during Little 500 weekend

Scene of shooting on April 22, 2018

Bloomington police are looking for the gunman who shot a man twice during a party early Sunday morning.

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 8:46 AM

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WTTV) – Bloomington police are looking for the gunman who shot a man twice during a party early Sunday morning.

According to police, the shooting was reported just after 2 a.m. Monroe County sheriff’s deputies heard gunshots and responded to the 400 block of South Walnut Street.

Hundreds of people were attending a party downtown this weekend, which marked the Little 500 in Bloomington. Witnesses reported seeing a large police presence after the shooting and said the scene quickly turned chaotic.

A 20-year-old man was shot twice in the lower body, police said, and was taken to Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. Police have not released the victim’s name.

Police have not disclosed what led to the shooting. The investigation remains ongoing.

This story was originally posted by WTTV in Indianapolis

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 70°
Robinson
Scattered Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 69°
Indianapolis
Broken Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 69°
Rockville
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 70°
Casey
Broken Clouds
65° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 65°
Brazil
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 70°
Marshall
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 70°
Cooler and nice this afternoon.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

The debate continues: Should the SAT's be a factor in college admissions?

Image

Monday: Rainy start, nice and cool finish. High: 78

Image

1 killed in ATV accident

Image

Rail Safety Week

Image

Harvest Safety Alert

Image

Representatives from Taiwan tour Hoosier farm ahead of trade deal

Image

Sunday: Sunny start, Windy. High: 87

Image

Girls Golf Sectionals

Image

EIU vs ISU 9-21-19

Image

13th Annual Bat Festival

WTHI Events