(CNN)Suspected of killing seven people and injuring dozens in the July 4 paradeIllinois is scheduled to appear for the first time on Wednesday.
And while another community was upset after a shocking mass shooting on the country's birthday, local authorities said the suspect had previously encountered law enforcement agencies. With that in mind, I began to question how I was able to purchase the weapon.
"These are just the first of many accusations filed against Mr. Kurimo. I would like to emphasize that," said Linehart, and the prosecutor released bail to the judge. Asks you to refuse.
Nonetheless, information released by state and local police shows the suspect's police intervention previously required for the threat of violence and mental health concerns.
The suspect had previously contacted police and had legal weapons
The Highland Park Police Department received a report in April 2019 that Klimo had previously attempted suicide, Koveli said on Tuesday. Police spoke with Kurimo and his parents, and he said the problem was dealt with by a mental health expert.
In September of that year, the family threatened Kurimo to "kill everyone" and reported that he had a collection of knives, Koveli said. Police removed 16 knives, daggers, and swords from their dwellings. Highland Park police reported the incident to Illinois police, saying in a news release Tuesday that the family was not willing to file additional complaints.
The knife confiscated by Highland Park police was returned the day after Kurimo's father claimed to belong to him, the ISP said.
According to Covelli, in the next two years, Kurimo legally bought five firearms. A combination of a rifle, a pistol, and perhaps a shotgun. On Tuesday, when purchasing firearms, the ISP confirmed that Klimo had passed four background checks between June 2020 and September 2021.
Individuals need a Firearms Owner ID (FOID) card to purchase firearms in Illinois. Climo was under the age of 21, so he was backed by his father, state police said. Climo's application was not rejected because there was "clear and insufficient grounds to establish a present danger" at the time.
The only criminal offense in Kurimo's criminal record was a January 2016 violation of tobacco possession when he was a boy.
Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotelling (who said he knew the suspect as a Cub Scout boy) "looks forward to an explanation of how Kurimo was able to obtain firearms. I have. " He submitted the necessary reports.
Investigators are working on motivational decisions.
One of the details revealed about Klimo was that Klimo attended a passover service at the Central Avenue Synagogue in Highland Park in April, according to congregation officials. Officials told CNN.
Officials are currently "no information suggesting that they are motivated by racial motives, religion, or other protected positions at this time." ..
6 victims identified by authorities
A seventh victim died in a hospital outside Lake County, said Jennifer Baneck of Coroner.
His daughter told CNN on Tuesday.
"Doctors said there was nothing he could do," said Carina Uwald Mendes, but she added that her father was still breathing on her own. rice field. "We all need to keep us in their prayers."
He tended to avoid the parade because he didn't like the crowd, she said-but he liked the ones in Highland Park, which is the only one he attended each year. It was a thing.