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Six dead and more than 20 injured in another shooting in the United States

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Filming continues without contemplation in the United States and in what should have been an Independence Day parade ended in tragedy at Highland ParkIn Chicago,

A gunman opened fire from a rooftop during a July 4 parade killing six people and injuring around 20 peoplealso causing hundreds of terrified people to flee.

The shooter started killing the innocent with a “high-powered rifle” shortly after 10 a.m., authorities said.

Five adults died at the scene. and a sixth victim succumbed to his injuries after being rushed to hospital, police said. The victim’s age was not immediately known.

Among the injured, 26 people, aged 8 to 85, were taken to hospitals at the NorthShore University Health System. with gunshot wounds to the abdomen and extremities. About four or five of them were children, authorities said.

At least one child was in critical conditionsaid the police.

Hours later, police identified a “person of interest” as Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III22 years old, adding that he is armed and dangerous.

Authorities are looking for the suspect.likely driving a silver 2010 Honda Fit with Illinois license plate DM80653.

Authorities believe the shooter, described as a white male between the ages of 18 and 22, with long black hairclimbed to the roof of a building overlooking the parade route via a ladder attached to the dwelling.

The rifle was later found on the roof, police said, adding that the shooter was “inconspicuous and difficult to see” when he started shooting.

Source metroecuador.com

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