(VALIANT NEWS) -- A Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, was thrown into chaos on Monday morning after multiple people were shot, with at least six fatalities.
Active shooter in Highland Park, IL. Avoid Central Ave. My nephew recorded this video. pic.twitter.com/nUFRElrVZi
— eNreeKaii (@Ri_Kayyy) July 4, 2022
The Independence Day parade was taking place in Highland Park, a city in Illinois about 25 miles north of downtown Chicago. Videos from the scene showed people fleeing as shots rang out at around 10:10 local time, reportedly from a shooter stationed somewhere on the rooftop of an Uncle Dan’s outdoor equipment and clothing store, according to witnesses.
— Lynn Sweet (@lynnsweet) July 4, 2022
During the confusion, a local band on a parade float continued to play, while many attendees abandoned chairs, blankets, and even baby strollers running for cover.
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