Alleged gunman facing 7 counts of 1st degree murder after mass shooting at Fourth of July parade in Illinois
The man alleged to have opened fire on a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Ill., is facing seven counts of first-degree murder. Police allege he fired more than 70 shots with an AR-15-style gun from atop a commercial building into a crowd gathered for a parade on Monday, killing seven people.
Highland Park Parade Shooting Suspect To Appear In Court As Questions Mount Over How He Obtained Firearms Legally
(CNN) — The man suspected of killing seven people and wounding dozens at a Fourth of July parade in Illinois is expected to make his first court appearance Wednesday.And while another community reels after a shocking mass shooting on the nation’s birthday, local officials have begun questioning how the suspect was able to purchase weapons given his previous encounters with law enforcement.Robert E. Crimo III, 21, faces seven counts of first-degr…