(BLOOMINGTON) – The Bloomington Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred during the overnight hours near the 400 block of S Grant Street.
On October 13th at approximately 1:58 a.m., an officer with the Bloomington Police Department was patrolling the area of S Grant Street and E Smith Avenue when the they heard numerous gunshots in the immediate area.
The officer then observed several hundred people fleeing from a nearby party. An additional volley of gunshots continued to be heard by officials.
The officer located a 23-year-old male who had sustained a gunshot wound. As other officers arrived to the area, an 18-year-old female was also located with two gunshot wounds. Officers and other first responders rendered aid to the victims.
Officers quickly learned there was more than one shooter. A witness provided a physical description of one shooter that was seen fleeing the area. An arriving officer says that they saw the suspect running with a handgun and officials chased him on foot. The suspect was apprehended following the chase.
20-year-old Gabriel A Alsman was arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement, Level 6 Felony; Criminal Recklessness with a Firearm, Level 6 Felony; Theft, Level 6 Felony; Possession of Marijuana, “B” Misdemeanor; and Illegal Consumption, “C” Misdemeanor.
Officials say that the firearm in Alsman’s possession had previously been reported as stolen.