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Watch a video of people running for safety during a mass shooting at the US Independence Day Parade in Highland Park, Illinois on 4th July 2022
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The viral video from BBC captured many people running for safety during a mass shooting at a US Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois on 4th July 2022 as we tell another weird story of events happening around the world.
Seven people were killed and several others were injured after a gunman opened fire on spectators at the event.
Police have charged 22-year-old Robert E Crimo III with seven counts of first-degree murder.
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According to CNN, The Police earlier Tuesday identified six of the seven victims killed in the shooting.
Jennifer Banek, Lake County Coroner, read out the list of names during the news conference. The victims are as follows:
- 64-year-old Katherine Goldstein of Highland Park
- 35-year-old Irina McCarthy of Highland Park
- 37-year-old Kevin McCarthy of Highland Park
- 63-year-old Jacquelyn Sundheim of Highland Park
- 88-year-old Stephen Straus of Highland Park
- 78-year-old Nicolas Toledo-Zaragoza of Morelos, Mexico
A seventh victim died at a hospital outside of Lake County, Banek said.
A total of 45 people died or were injured during the shooting, said Christopher Covelli, spokesperson for the Lake County Major Crime Task Force.
The focus of the investigation for the last 36 hours was on the shooter but has now shifted to “the victims and those left behind,” Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering said during the news conference.
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