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Suspects related to shootings at a parade on July 4 in Highland Park, Illinois were detained

Highland Park, Illinois (CNN)Robert E. Climo III,suspect, 6 people in a mass shooting at the parade But death officials said in a short press conference on Monday night thatand more than 20 people were sent to the hospital and detained near Lake Forest, Illinois.

Authorities said Klimo was discovered by a North Chicago 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 the 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 capture ended a fierce manhunt throughout the Chicagoland region after overthrowing the Independence Day celebrations in cities throughout the region.

Filmed at Highland Park, about 25 miles north of Chicago, after 10am on CT as parade participants enjoyed the sunny July 4th parade along Central Avenue. started.

Robert "Bobby" E. Crimo III
Robert "Bobby" E. Crimo III

Robert "Bobby" E. Climo III

Evidence of the shooting was found on the roof of a company near the shooting, police commander Chris O'Neill said earlier. Shooters used ladders attached to buildings on the walls of the alley to access the roof, said Christopher Coveli, spokesman for Lake County's Major Criminal Task Force.

The gun was a "powerful rifle," and the attacks appeared to be "random" and "intentional," Coveli said.

The FBI provided a photo of the 2010 silver Honda Fit with Illinois license plate DM80653 that Crimo is thought to be driving.
The FBI provided a photo of the 2010 silver Honda Fit with Illinois license plate DM80653 that Crimo is thought to be driving.

FBI has a 2010 Silver Honda Fit with the Illinois license plate DM80653, which seems to be driven by Kurimo. Provided a photo of.

According to Kim Nerheim, a spokesperson for the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Bureau, authorities tracked firearms to determine who bought them and their origins. I'm trying to find out.

Covelli told reporters that SWAT members and other officers are evacuating people from buildings within a certain radius of shooting.

Lake County coroner Jennifer Baneck said the five who died on the scene were adults. She said a person 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 bystander personal vehicles. Stated.

A total of 26 patients have been admitted to 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, with 4-5 children.

He said 19 of the 25 shooting victims were treated and discharged. He added that there were bullet wounds on the limbs as well as on the more central parts of the body.

The shootings fled hundreds of parade participants, andFBIheavily armed officers patrol the city of Highland Park on Monday afternoon. A large police response of federal officers has been triggered. , Others were placed on the roof with a sniper rifle.

Zoe Powellsack, who attended the Independence Day parade with his father, said parade participants initially thought that the pop arrangement was a fireworks given the opportunity. rice field.

"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 dump star 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.

According to data compiled by theGunViolence Archive, a non-profit organization tracking such incidents, the incident recorded at least 308 mass fires in the United States this year. doing. The organization defines mass shooting as involving the shooting of four or more people, not including the shooter.

During the first four days of July, there were 11 mass fires in Richmond, Virginia, including three on July 4 alone. Chicago and Highland Park, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

The genocide interrupts the already bloody American spring and summer. This included an 18-year-oldracialist attackin a New York supermarket, killing 10 and another 18-year-old. Shooting at a school in Texaskilled 19 students and 2 teachers.

Following these slaughter, President Joe Byden 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 the shooting caused the stampede

The witnesses on the scene who spoke to CNN were stabbed by a sudden gunshot and subsequent confusion. I explained about the peaceful parade.

Miles Zaremsky seems to have shot about 20 to 30 times in two consecutive shots at about 10:20 am immediately after the start of the parade and at 10:20 am on the CT. He said he heard something. 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 and a police car with a siren turning around on a parade route 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, saw police and ambulances pass by him at the parade, after which he fired a series of bullets. Said I heard. People began yelling "shooter" and "run", 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.

U.S. Congressman Brad Schneider, a representative of the region, told CNN that he had just arrived at Highland Park when the shot was fired and he was told to detour. ..

"Everyone ran scattered around. As I was walking 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 "crusher in a trash can" and only when he saw the police react, he knew something had happened.

"I saw the police start reacting and some people fell," Leon said. "We just took off, and as you know, we hid behind a car, folded into the next car, and were on our way."

Jose Alamar, an employee of a nearby gas station, said about 20 people struck the gas station and evacuated after the shoot began.

The suburbs of Highland Park have a population of about 30,000 and a per capita income of about $ 90,000, which is almost three times the average in the United States according to US Census data
The July 4th parade was scheduled for mountain cars, marching bands, novelty groups, community entries and other special entertainment. The city was scheduled to start at 10am at the Laurel crossing on thewebsite. Said St. John's Avenue, then St. John's Avenue north, then Central Avenue west, followed by Sunset Park, the city said. The nearby suburbs, including
DeerfieldandEvanston, were shot and canceled the July 4th parade. Events in other neighboring communities have been cancelled.

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