Highland Park, Illinois (CNN)Robert E. Climo III, a gun at the parade where people interested inleft Six deadwere killed and more than 20 were sent to hospitals and detained near Lake Forest, Illinois, officials said in a brief press conference on Monday night.
Authorities said Klimo was discovered by a North Chicago police officer who attempted to stop traffic. Kurimo led the officer with a short chase before being stopped. He was successfully detained and transferred to the Highland Park police station, where a deadly shooting took place early Monday.
Kurimo has not been nominated as a suspect. When asked, authorities said he remained an "interested person" while he investigated and actively connected to the scene.
The shooting ended a fierce manhunt throughout the Chicagoland region after overturning the Independence Day celebrations in cities throughout the region.
The shooting at Highland Park, about 25 miles north of Chicago, began after 10 am on CT as parade participants enjoyed a sunny Independence Day parade along Central Avenue. I did.
Robert "Bobby" E. Climo III
Evidence of firearms was found on the roof of a company near the shooting, police commander Chris O'Neil said earlier. The shooters used ladders attached to buildings on the walls of the alleys to access the roof, said Christopher Coveli, spokesman for the Lake County's Major Crime Task Force.
The gun was a "powerful rifle," and the attacks appeared to be "random" and "intentional," Covelli said.
The FBI is 2010 Silver with the Illinois license plate DM80653, which Kurimo is believed to be driving. Provided a photo of Honda Fit.
According to Kim Nerheim, a spokesman for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, authorities tracked firearms and who bought them. I'm trying to find out the origin.
Covelli told reporters that SWAT members and other police officers were evacuating people from buildings within a certain radius of the shooting.
Lake County coroner Jennifer Parker said the five who died on the scene were adults. She said a person had died in the hospital, but she had no further information about the victim.
Highland Park Fire Chief Joe Schlag said his department had transferred 23 people to the hospital and other victims were taken to police cars or bystanders' personal vehicles. ..
A total of 26 patients have been accepted at Highland Park Hospital, according to Dr. Brigham Temple, Medical Director of the North Shore University Health System. According to the Temple, patients ranged in age from 8 to 85 years. Four or five were children.
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.
Zoe Powellsack, who attended the Independence Day parade with his father, said parade participants initially thought the pop arrangement was fireworks on that occasion.
"And I thought something was wrong. I grabbed her father and started running. Suddenly everyone behind me started running," she said. "I probably looked back 20 feet away from me. I saw the girl shot and killed."
Police moved them to a sporting goods store and eventually moved them to a sporting goods store. She said they hid behind the trash can for about an hour until they were brought back into the car. She said she saw one person shot in her ears and bleeding all over her face, and another girl shot in her feet.
"It looked like a battle zone, and I hate it. I really hate it," she said.
In Richmond, Virginia, there were 11 mass shootings during the first four days of July, including three on July 4 alone. Chicago and Highland Park, according to the Gun Violence Archive.
Following these massacres, President Joe Biden signed the major federal gun safety law for the first time in decades just nine days ago, the most controversial policy issue in Washington. One showed a big bipartisan breakthrough.
Witnesses say gunshots caused stampede
Field witnesses who spoke to CNN were stabbed by sudden gunshots and subsequent confusion. I explained about the peaceful parade.
Miles Zaremsky said that at around 10:20 am, shortly after the start of the parade, he fired twice in a row on CT and heard about 20-30 shots. He explained to CNN that he saw many people standing on the ground bloody and chaotic in the scene.
A video shot by witness Hugo Aguilera shows an ambulance turning a parade route and a police car sirening when people gather on a grassy sidewalk. An aerial video from the CNN-affiliated WLS shows a lawn chair abandoned up and down the parade route in the heavy presence of police.
Warren Fried, who attended the parade with his wife and seven-year-old twins, said he saw police and ambulances passing by at the parade, after which he heard a series of gunshots. .. People began shouting "shooters" and "runs," and he and his family fled towards their car for safety.
"People were hiding and the kids were looking for their parents on the street. I was just in shock," he said.
US Democrat Brad Schneider, who represents the region, told CNN that he had just arrived at Highland Park when the ammunition was fired and he was told to detour. ..
"Everyone ran scattered around. As I was spinning around, I came across a group of young children who called their parents and said they were okay," he said. "So I stopped and offered them to use my phone. There were so many cars in motion that I helped turn the traffic for a while."
Jeff Leon, 57, told CNN that the shot sounded like a "firecracker in a trash can" and only saw police officers react to know something had happened.
"I saw police start reacting and some people were lying down," Leon said. "We just took off, and as you know, we were hiding behind a car, folding into the next car, and going our way."
Jose Alamar, an employee at a nearby gas station, said about 20 people struck the gas station and evacuated after the shooting began.
The Chicago White Sox silently prayed before the home game, but stopped the fireworks after the game.