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BLOOMINGTON — A boy was struck by a bullet Thursday night during an incident in the 1900 block of Peach Street.

The victim, a juvenile, told authorities he was hit while walking home in the neighborhood. He was treated at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, and released.

Bloomington police were contacted at 10:50 p.m. about a report of gunfire. When they arrived, they found damage to an apartment complex and other evidence of a shooting in a parking lot in the 1900 block, according to a statement issued Friday morning.

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No other information will be released and no other injuries were reported. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jared Bierbaum at 309-434-2807 or email Jbierbaum@cityblm.org in reference to incident report 201909077.

If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111. If your call leads to the arrest and indictment of suspect(s) you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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