Multiple people shot during July 4th parade in Highland Park
The Highland Park Fourth of July parade was suddenly halted when shots were fired about 10 minutes after the parade kicked off at 10 a.m. Monday, striking an unknown number of parade-goers and sending hundreds of people running for safety.
In the video above sent to Fox 32, shows abandoned chairs along the July 4th parade route in Highland Park after a reported shooting.
Highland Park is located about 25 miles north of Chicago along the lakefront in Lake County. Witness interviews and video footage describe dozens of shots fired, multiple people hit, and multiple people killed. The area remains on lockdown with dozens of law enforcement agencies now involved as we await official statements on the incident. Current reports indicate the shooter remains at large as reported by WGN.