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Former kindergarten teacher and beloved grandfather are among the victims of the deadly July 4 parade shooting

(CNN)What was supposed to be a national celebration day, when ashooter killed six people It has changed to a day of tragedy and horror.and dozens of people were injured during the July 4 parade in Highland Park, Illinois.

Now, yet another community in the United States mourns the loss of family and friends after's suspicious archeruses a "powerful rifle" in an attack. Is being processed. It appeared to be "random" and "intentional," police said.

Authorities believe that the archer arrested after Monday's Manhunt climbed the roof of the business and fired about 20 minutes after the parade began.

A total of 26 patients were accepted at Highland Park Hospital, said Dr. Brigham Temple, Medical Director of the North Shore University Health System.

Patients ranged in age from 8 to 85, with 4-5 children, Temple said. He said 19 of the 25 gunshot victims had been treated and discharged. He added that there were gunshot wounds on the limbs as well as on the more central part of the body.

Jacki Sundheim

Jacki Sundheim (63) was killed by her synagogueon Independence Day.identified as one. July parade shot at Highland Park, Illinois.

Glencoe's North Shore Congregation Israel said in a statement that Sandheim was a lifelong congregation, a member of the staff who was a kindergarten teacher and event coordinator.

"There are not enough words to describe the depth of our sorrow for Jackie's death and our sympathy for her family and her loved ones," the statement said. "We know that you will participate in the deepest prayers that Jackie's soul will be trapped in a shelter on the wings of God and that her family will manage to find comfort and comfort in this endless sorrow.

Nicholas Toledo

Eight fathers and many grandfathers, Nicholas Toledo, 78, is a family from Mexico to Highland Park. I was visiting. Morelos officials told CNN on Monday's shooting.

Mexican authorities have issued a press release identifying Toledo as Nicholas "N". This is the Mexican practice of authorities using "N" as the surname in official documents under human rights and privacy laws. Victim.

Toledo loved fishing, painting and walking with his family in the park. Kimberly Langer, one of his granddaughters, told CNN's affiliateWBBM.
Toledo's family has set up a pageGoFundMeto raise funds to repatriate him to Mexico.

"What was thought to be a fun family day was a horrifying nightmare for all of us," wrote GoFundMe organizer and another granddaughter, Xochil Toledo. increase. "As a family, we are broken and numb."

She described her grandfather as "creative, adventurous, entertaining" and "loved man."

According to a statement from Mexican authorities, 6 out of 8 children in Toledo live in the United States. One was injured in a shooting with two other members of the Toledo family.

CNN will continue to update this story as it learns more about lost lives.