(TheRedAlertNews.com) – BREAKING NOW: There has been a mass shooting incident at a July 4th Parade in Highland Park, Illinois, approximately 25 miles north of downtown Chicago, Illinois.
UPDATE: Current reports from the scene indicate that six people are dead and dozens are wounded.
According to Fox News:
“Witnesses say crowds fled the sound of gunfire, and others saw at least five bloodied people lying on the ground and another under a blanket, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
“The number of victims remains unclear. Police have reportedly requested a canine unit to assist in finding the suspect. The suspect remains at large.”
According to a statement just issued by the city:
“16 people have been transferred to the hospital; 5 individuals are confirmed deceased. This is an active incident. All individuals are advised to shelter in place. Law enforcement agencies are searching for the suspect; evidence of a firearm has been recovered. Numerous law enforcement officers are responding and have secured a perimeter around downtown Highland Park.”
Reports indicate that police are currently patrolling the parade area with rifles looking for the suspect or suspects.
THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS REPORT FROM RED ALERT NEWS.
NOW – Multiple people shot at July 4th parade in Highland Park, IL.pic.twitter.com/uJMkG2UhYF
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) July 4, 2022