Police respond to two suicides, fight and potential gun threat



Two Bloomington suicides in a four-hour stretch. 

Police responded to two suicides within four hours Monday. Both people shot themselves at their homes. Police are investigating the suicides as two separate episodes. 

He said, she said  

Police responded to a fight at Seminary Park around 2:15 p.m. Monday. One person was taken to the hospital.

Later that evening, police received a call from a man claiming he was robbed at the park by a man and woman around the time of the fight. 

However, the man and woman claimed that the caller was the one who attacked and pepper sprayed them. Both parties also claimed the other started the fight. 

Suspect pulls gun

Police were called to West Third Street around 5:15 p.m. yesterday after a man and woman claimed that a man pulled a gun on them. The man told police he felt nervous all day and thought that someone might be following him.

They claimed that a bald man with a salt-and-pepper beard wearing a gray shirt and pants approached them in the alley. He then pulled a silver and black handgun on them. The man ran away, while the woman stayed put. She said the suspect left when the man fled. No one was injured in the incident. 

Emerson Wolff

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