Fourth of July Parade Shooting in Highland Park, Illinois Leaves at Least Six Dead, 24 Injured

A shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Ill. has left at least six people dead and 24 others injured, according to the New York Times.

Reports indicate that shots were heard approximately 10 minutes after the parade had commenced at 10 a.m. CT. Authorities have stated that they believe the gunman had used a high-powered rifle, firing from a rooftop near the parade.

Highland Park PD have described the situation as an “active incident.” The police department of Evanston, Ill., a nearby town, has stated that the shooter remains at large.

While there is no known threat to Evanston residents, the shooter is still

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