what was supposed to be an iconic day for celebrating the American July 4th Independence day
turned out for the worse, as a now identified gun man opened fire during the Parade
Five people were reportedly killed and 16 others wounded when a gunman opened fire at the Highland Park in Chicago
Furthermore , According to reports Ten minutes after the Highland Park July 4th parade kicked off,
a shooter opened fire, authorities said.
Shortly after noon, the Highland Park police said it remained an “active incident” and urged people to stay away.
Meanwhile the Chicago police department has now released a photo of the suspected shooter
Police identified 22-year-old Robert ‘Bobby’ E. Crimo III as a person of interest.
They also state that Robert is still heavily armed
and hence people should be mindful and careful
However more than 100 officers are currently searching for the suspect with the help of the FBI and SWAT teams.
Buildings and businesses in the area have also been cleared,
and residents have been told to shelter in place.
“He could be in the city. He could be somewhere else,” Covelli said.