Washington, DC There is news of a shooting from America once again. A shooter opened fire on people taking part in a July 6 parade in Highland Park, Illinois. So far, six people have been killed and eight injured. Independence Day is celebrated on July 8 in the United States.
During this time parades are organized at various places. The shooter reportedly fired from the terrace. Many people are reported to have been shot in the firing. The shooter climbed to the roof of the retail store and started firing from there. Several casualties have been reported in the incident. The bomber struck shortly after noon in Highland Park, downtown Illinois.
The shooting caused a commotion in the parade. Police have launched an intensive search operation. No further details have been released. “We’re assisting Highland Park police at the scene,” the Lake County Sheriff tweeted.
The sheriff has appealed to the people to let the police do their job. The Lake County Sheriff has urged people to try to stay away from the area of the incident. According to American media, the firing started 10 minutes after the parade started.
People also went to the shooter. Illinois is a state in the center of the US. Chicago is its capital. The place where the incident took place is a northern suburb of Chicago. People came here to take part in the Independence Day parade.SS1MS