The Independence Day celebrations in Chicago suburb of Highland Park was filled with sorrow after a gunman who’s now at large, opened fire from a rooftop killing at least six people and wounding 24 people.
It is reported that the incident happened on Monday, July 4, turning a civic display of patriotism into a scene of panicked mayhem
Police authorities said they were searching for a white male about 18 to 20 years old and asked the public for tips and cellphone images and surveillance video to help find him. They did not have a motive for the shooting.
President Biden said he was “shocked by the senseless gun violence that has yet again brought grief to an American community on this Independence Day.”