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Wednesday, 17 August 2022 07:42 GMT

Death of six people in mass shooting at Independence Day celebration


(MENAFN) Six people were killed in a mass shooting at an Independence Day celebration in Highland Park, Illinois, and United States authorities have detained a suspect as well as Police announces that Robert E. Crimo III, 22, was apprehended following a brief pursuit.

The shooter scaled a roof and fired haphazardly at onlookers with a powerful weapon, and it is the most recent mass shooting to occur in the United States; one has occurred every week in the current year. Joe Biden, the president, expressed his horror at the brutality.

A shooting that took place in Philadelphia during a Fourth of July fireworks show hours later left two police officers injured.

A manhunt resulted in the capture of Mr. Crimo. In relation to the shooting on Monday, he was listed as a "person of interest," but following his arrest, police stated they felt he was accountable.

Just a few minutes after the march started, at 10:15 local time (15:15 GMT), the shooter started firing at the crowd in the Chicago suburbs.

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