Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Chicago on Tuesday — the day after the shootings on Monday,killed at least six people, and more. Located in the northern suburbs of a city full of crime and violence that has injured dozens of people.
The Vice Presidential Office immediately responded to a request for post comment on whether the trip announced on Friday would still occur after the July 4 parade massacre in the suburbs. did not.
Harris will speak at the National Education Association's annual summit in downtown Chicago after the massacre about 30 miles away in Highland Park, Illinois.
Police have not yet identified a large number of suspects. I'm shooting, but I'm looking for a long black-haired white man between the ages of 18 and 20.
Democratic-led crimes in Chicagohave increased by 34% overall this year compared to 2021, according to police statistics as of June 19. Deteriorated batteries and robbery — data show that so far this year has increased by 9.6% compared to last year.
President Biden planned to host an Independence Day celebration on the White House lawn on Monday night before seeing the fireworks at the National Mall.
In a written statement, Biden said, "I was shocked by the meaningless gun violence that once again brought sadness to the American community on this Independence Day."
Biden said: Save lives. But there's still a lot to do, and I'm not going to give up fighting the epidemic of gun violence.
The Bipartisan Reform Act was specifically aimed at establishing a more substantive background check for people between the ages of 18 and 21 — in May, an 18-year-old suspect. , Murder after using AR-15 style semi-automatic rifle10 people at Buffalo grocery store,21 people at an elementary school in Yuvarde, Texas.
The Highland Park tragedy came after six people were killed in a vehicle runaway at the Christmas parade in Walkisha, Wisconsin, in November. The suspect in the attack,Darrell Brooks, has been charged with one murder.