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Police: Parade plans an attack for several weeks and impersonates a woman

Authorities have fired deadly at the July 4 parade in HighlandsBelieve in the suspected shooter at  Illinois Park planned an attack a few weeks ago. Police said at a press conference on Tuesday that the suspect attacked parade participants from the rooftop, killing six, injuring dozens more, and then disguising themselves in women's clothing and blending into the crowd. rice field.

Robert "Bobby" Climo III, 21, Nothing happened after the shooting Monday night time when police officers found their mother's car, Lake County. Chris Coveli, a spokesman for the detained major criminal task force, told reporters. He said authorities would provide more information later on Tuesday.

"I believe Kurimo had planned this attack a few weeks in advance," Koveli said.

Based on the information the investigators have revealed so far, Mr. Koveli said the suspect purchased a powerful rifle that was legally used in the attack in Illinois. According to police, more than 70 shots were fired during the shooting.

Mr. Koveli said the suspect used an emergency stair ladder to climb the roof of a building overlooking the parade route. The suspect was dressed in a woman during the shooting, and investigators believe he did it to hide the tattoo on his face and help him escape, Koveli said.

After the shooting, the suspect left the roof, dropped his rifle, and fled the scene with others attending the Independence Day festival outside Chicago, Coveli said. .. He walked to his mother's house in the area and rented her car, Koveli said.

"He quickly blended in with others, just as he was an almost innocent audience when they were running around," Kovel's said.

His family said Nicholas Toledo, who came from Mexico in his late 70s, was one of the victims. Jackie Sandheim, a staff member of the nearby North Shore congregation Israel, was also killed and announced her death on her website.

Mayor of Highland Park Nancy Rotellingsaid in "CBS Mornings"on Tuesday that he knew when the suspect was a boy.

"I was his Cub Scout pack leader," she said. "... It hurts everyone in this town. I don't know what happened to him as he commits this kind of evil in his hometown, but today we have a city full of deep sorrow. It will take a long time to heal everything. "

Roteringexpects a criminal accusation to be announced on Tuesday at CBS Chicago. Said.