Multiple people were shot at July 4th parade in Highland Park, Illinois on Monday.
At least 9 people were shot and are reported to be critically injured.
As reported, multiple people were shot at the July 4th parade held in Chicago suburb Highland Park, Illinois.
Emergency crews from all over the county responded, and at least 10 ambulances were requested.
According to the eyewitnesses, the shooter was on the roof of a building and fired into the parade.
Over 25 rounds were fired at the parade. The suspect is believed to be a male with a large yellow backpack.
This is reported to be the 250th mass shooting incident in the United States in 2022.
This is a developing story, while various detailed accounts are being shared on social media.
Mass shooting reported at the 4th July Parade at Highland Park, #Illinois, United States. Over 25 rounds fired at the parade. Suspect believed to be a male with large yellow backpack. 250 mass shootings in United States in 2022. Three were killed yesterday in Denmark shootout. pic.twitter.com/2X3ULrP2B8— Theeshaderoomed (@Theeshaderoomed) July 4, 2022
Mass shooting at the 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois (affluent suburb on Chicago's north shore) Unbelievable. (and yet not, unfortunately)#Shooting #4thOfJuly #HighlandPark #Illinois #Chicago https://t.co/HGlJQuZBPI— Sheryl Kahn (@sherylkahn) July 4, 2022
BREAKING 🇺🇲 : At least 9 people were shot and critically injured— Zaid Ahmd (@realzaidzayn) July 4, 2022
♦️Police officers, firefighters, ambulances, and armored vehicles heading towards the active shooter incident in #Highland park, #Chicago. #Illinois #USA pic.twitter.com/pWLH8uayyn
According to BNO news multiple fatalities have now been reported after a shooting took place at a 4'th of July parade in Highland Park Illinois. With at least 9 people shot.— TheFamily'sSoup TV (@FamilysSoupTV) July 4, 2022
📷 Media Credit TikTok LeoNarcos11#HighlandPark #Shooting #MassShooting #HighlandParkShooting pic.twitter.com/njXft5Re3p