Bloomington cops: Police fire killed man in 2015 incident

Bloomington police are confirming that their officers fired the shots that killed a 24-year-old man last year.

Authorities said at the time that Quincy Reindl was struck by gunfire multiple times during a confrontation near 99th Street and Nesbitt Avenue in January last year. They'd been called on a report of a suicidal person at a home nearby.

Police said they found Reindl walking through the neighborhood carrying a gun, and that he'd refused orders by officers to drop the weapon.

Bloomington police say now that four officers fired at him that night and he was struck by three bullets. An autopsy found two of the wounds were fatal, but that Reindl was not killed by a self-inflicted wound.

A grand jury has declined to indict the officers in the case and an internal investigation found no wrong doing by the officers, although they had been placed on routine administrative leave, said Deputy Chief Mike Hartley.

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