Another attack in the USA, at least 6 dead and many injured in the 4th of July parade in Highland Park
Another attack happened today in Illinois, USA. The gun attack happened during the 4th of July parade that is taking place for the Independence of the USA.
Police Chief Chris O'Neil said at least six people were killed and more than 30 injured in the Highland Park parade shooting.
O'Neil said authorities are still looking for the suspect, who they describe as between 18 and 20 years old.
Christopher Covelli, head of the Lake County Task Force, said police recovered a rifle from the scene of the fatal shooting.
The parade was called off immediately after the shooting.
Witnesses said the suspected gunman was on the roof of a store and fired into the parade crowd.
Officials said Fourth Fest, scheduled to begin at noon, has also been canceled.
— Lynn Sweet (@lynnsweet) July 4, 2022