On the 4th of the American Independence Day, a man fired a gun from the roof of a building at a parade celebrating the anniversary in Midwestern Illinois, killing 6 people and 20 including children. The above was injured and was taken to the hospital.
The man suspected of being involved in the incident had fled the scene, but police detained him and decided to investigate him in detail.
A parade celebrating Independence Day was taking place on the morning of the 4th at Highland Park, about 40 kilometers north of Chicago, Midwestern Illinois, and suddenly someone was gathering from the roof of a nearby building. I fired guns at people in quick succession.
According to police and hospitals, six people have died so far, and more than 20 people, including eight-year-old children, have been injured and taken to hospitals for medical treatment.
Police released his name and photo of a 22-year-old man who had fled the scene and was suspected of being involved in the case, and was investigating his whereabouts with the FBI = Federal Bureau of Investigation.
After that, he found a man running away by car and detained him.
The police will investigate in detail in the future.
In the United States, July 4th is an Independence Day holiday, and commemorative parades and events were held in various places.
Even at Highland Park, where the incident occurred, a commemorative parade was held from 10 am on that day, and many people, including families, gathered along the road.
Shooting incidents that kill many people one after another in the United States
In the United States, there are a series of shootings that cost many people.
On May 14, an 18-year-old white man shot a gun at a supermarket in eastern New York, killing 10 people.
Also on May 24, an 18-year-old man broke into an elementary school in southern Texas and fired a gun, killing 21 people, including 19 children.
Last month, there were a series of shootings in various places.
On the 1st, a man shot a gun at a hospital in southern Oklahoma, killing four people.
On the 4th, in downtown Philadelphia, eastern Pennsylvania, someone shot a gun in a crowd, killing three and injuring at least 11.
Another two were killed and at least 14 were injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Chattanooga, Southern Tennessee on the 5th.
In the United States, on the 25th of last month following a series of shootings, President Biden signed a bill to tighten gun control, including stricter examinations for gun purchasers under the age of 21, and the law has just been passed.
President Biden “Further efforts to prevent crime using guns”
President Biden of the United States addressed an event at the White House on Independence Day, saying, "We are guaranteed democracy and our lives" about the shooting in Illinois in the Midwest. Every day, I'm reminded that it's not, and I have to fight to get them and protect them. "
President Biden also said last month that a full-fledged gun regulation legislation was passed for the first time in about 30 years, saying, "The world will improve, but we all have to work harder." ..Keywords: