Joseph Thornton

Joseph T. Thornton, 46, of Bloomington was jailed as of Oct. 10, 2017, in lieu of posting $10,035 on one count of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and two counts of aggravated assault. The alleged victims told police the man removed a small, silver handgun from a pocket in his hooded sweatshirt early on Oct. 7 in downtown Bloomington and asked if they wanted to fight. He then said he would shoot them, according to court documents.

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