Who Caused The Highland Park Parade Shooting?

The Highland Park Police Department On Monday evening, Lou Jogmen revealed that 22-year-old Robert E. Crimo III has been recognized as a person of interest in connection with the shooting.

At least six people were killed and around twenty others were injured when gunshots broke out at the Highland Park Independence Day parade on Monday. Witnesses reported hearing fear and screaming after the shooting, which sent approximately twenty others to local hospitals.

According to Larry Bloom, who was at the parade when the shootings started, at first, the onlookers assumed the sound of “popping” was part of the march.

Highland Park Shooting
Highland Park Shooting

According to Gabriella Martinez, many people thought the gunshots were fireworks at first, but everything changed very soon.

She realized that a person with a rifle was perched on the roof of a building in the area and was firing in her direction, so she and her daughter hurried into another building across the street.

Dr. David Baum, who was present at the procession and assisted in the treatment of those who were injured as a result of the shooting, stated that he witnessed multiple persons being shot.

Authorities have stated that the search for the individual who is believed to have fired the rounds is ongoing and have requested that residents avoid the area.

According to the reports, the incident took place in the downtown area of Highland Park soon after ten in the morning near the intersection of Central Avenue and 2nd Street.

Along the route of the march, there was a significant amount of police presence from both the state and adjacent suburban Chicago departments.


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