Multiple people shot during Independence Day parade in suburbs of U.S. Chicago


By Xu Jing
  • World
  • Tuesday, 05 Jul 2022

CHICAGO, July 4 (Xinhua) -- Multiple people were shot as gunfire disrupted an Independence Day parade that kicked off Monday morning in Highland Park in the northern suburbs of Chicago in the U.S. state of Illinois.

Three bloodied bodies were covered by blankets and five others wounded and bloodied, the Chicago Sun-Times reported Monday.

People fled the parade route, and parade-goers left behind chairs, baby strollers and blankets as they sought cover.

Police are patrolling the area with rifles, looking for whoever fired the shots, according to the report.

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In World

Macron reforms in the balance as French conservatives choose leader
Greek police investigates arson outside Italian deputy ambassador's home
Three killed in Russian artillery attacks on Kherson region
South Africa's ruling party to decide Ramaphosa's future over 'Farmgate' scandal
Germany to send seven additional Gepard tanks to Ukraine
Syria Kurds halt all joint ops with U.S.-led coalition after Turkish attacks -spokesman
Japan eyes up to $318 billion for 5-year defence spending plan -sources
Explainer-India G20 presidency 2023: what does it mean and what can we expect
Indonesian families sue drug regulator, govt after children die of kidney disease
Indonesia set to penalise sex outside marriage in overhaul of criminal code

Others Also Read