Joe Biden stated that President Joe and Jill Biden had been together for a while. “shocked by the senseless gun violence”Highland Park in Illinois was the scene of a gunman shooting on Monday at an Independence Day parade. Six people were reported to have been killed, and another 24 injured.
Biden claimed in a statement that the president was in contact and available to offer assistance to local officials. “full support”Law enforcement and the federal government “to assist in the urgent search for the shooter, who remains at large at this time,”As a reminder to the community, “follow guidance from leadership on the ground.”
“I recently signed the first major bipartisan gun reform legislation in almost thirty years into law, which includes actions that will save lives. But there is much more work to do, and I’m not going to give up fighting the epidemic of gun violence,”He added.
As the manhunt for the suspect continues, police have identified the person of interest as 22-year-old Robert “Bobby” Crimo, who is believed to be “armed and extremely dangerous.”
Around 10:15 am on Monday morning, the shooter shot at the parade, injuring many others and sending panicked hundreds fleeing, some with their children. Five adults died on the spot, and the sixth was taken to a hospital.
Authorities believe the gunman acted alone and fled from the scene. “high-powered rifle” behind. According to an agency spokesperson, agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted an immediate trace of the gun.
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