Ayyyeee… What’s Goodie Everyone. So I have some tea and this involves a shooting that happened on the July 4th weekend in Illinois.
A gunman began shooting from a rooftop and killed six people, wounded dozens more during a Fourth of July celebration in Highland Park, Illinois, Monday morning. A 22-year-old man the authorities described as a “person of interest” was taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt.
Robert E. Crimo III, 22, whom the police described as a person of interest, was taken into custody several hours after the shooting in Highland Park, a suburb north of Chicago. Six people were killed, and dozens more, ranging in age between 8 and 85, were wounded. The police said the gunman had climbed onto a rooftop with a rifle and begun firing into a crowd gathered for a Fourth of July parade.
Six people were killed, and dozens more, ranging in age between 8 and 85, were injured. Most of the victims identities have not been released.
The shooting was one of several that occured during the holiday around the United States, according to the Gun Violence Archive which is a nonprofit research group that tracks gun violence using police reports, news coverage and other public sources. The group defines a mass shooting as one in which at least four people were killed or injured.
Sources: NYTimes, NBC Chicago.
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