Six killed at Highland Park Shooting: Six people were killed and more than two dozen were hospitalized following the Fourth of July parade. Shooting
A gunman opened fire from a rooftop 10 minutes after the Highland Park Fourth of July parade began on Monday, July 4, 2022. According to the authorities, six persons were killed, and maybe more than two dozen others were injured.
Police are still hunting for the culprit, who was described as a Caucasian man between the ages of 18 and 20 wearing a T-shirt.
He stated that a rifle was recovered at the spot. Highland Park Police Commander Chris O’Neill said the assault appeared “completely abnormal,” and the suspect appeared to shoot from a rooftop. O’Neill urged people to conserve the environment.
According to clinic representatives, 31 people were sent to emergency clinics. The shooting in Highland Park, some 25 miles north of Chicago, caused many people to flee and triggered a police response from local, state, and federal agencies.
Highland Park announced the cancellation of its Independence Day march and asked residents to avoid downtown. The Illinois State Police said its officers responded to a “detailed dynamic shooter” in a help job. An FBI Chicago spokeswoman said the bureau had committed resources to the scene.