At least 6 dead in US parade shooting
Law enforcement officers suggest that the perpetrator fired from the roof of one of the buildings. A rifle was found at the scene.
In the town of Highland Park near Chicago, Illinois, USA, an unidentified gunman fired at a US Independence Day parade. On Monday, July 4, reports Chicago Sun-Times.
Six people were reported killed in the shooting and 16 others were injured. According to local media, the gunman opened fire 10 minutes after the start of the parade.
According to witnesses, the unknown managed to quickly fire from 20 to 25 shots. A firearm was found at the scene of the incident, and police are looking for the attacker.
The suspect is described as “a white male aged 18-20 who wears a white or blue T-shirt.”
Authorities canceled all festive events and urged residents to avoid the city center.
The United States celebrates Independence Day today.
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