Six folks had been killed Monday after a gunman opened fireplace at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, authorities stated.
5 of those that had been killed died on the scene, all of whom had been adults, stated Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek. One other individual died after they had been transported to a neighborhood hospital, she stated. Authorities are working to inform the victims’ households and haven’t publicly recognized those that had been killed.
A complete of 26 sufferers had been acquired at Highland Park Hospital, in response to Dr. Brigham Temple, medical director of NorthShore College Well being System. Of these tended to at that location, 25 sustained gunshot wounds, Temple stated. Ten of these handled arrived by ambulance, he stated, and 19 of the 25 gunshot victims have been discharged.
The sufferers there ranged in age from 8 years outdated to 85 years outdated, in response to Temple, and 4 or 5 of the sufferers had been youngsters.
5 others had been transported to Evanston Hospital, in response to spokesperson Jim Anthony with the NorthShore College Well being System.