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Updates and Reactions on the Highland Park Shooting

More details are emerging about the shooter, one day after a gunman killed at least seven people and injured over two dozen others at a Fourth of July parade in the Illinois suburb of Highland Park. Keep reading for updates on the mass shooting.

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Updates and Reactions on the Highland Park Shooting
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    The Suspected Gunman’s Apparent Planned Attack

    After police took the suspected Highland Park shooter, Robert E. Crimo III, into custody, law enforcement gave an update to the media on Tuesday, alleging he wore a disguise, and that he is believed to have planned the attack weeks in advance.

    Lake County Sergeant Chris Covelli, who says Highland Park attacker fired more than 70 rounds into the crowd.

    Lake County Sergeant Chris Covelli, who says Highland Park attacker fired more than 70 rounds into the crowd.

    Law Enforcement Doesn’t Confirm the Shooter’s Motive

    Crimo posted violent imagery online, but Lake County Sergeant Chris Covelli said Tuesday afternoon that police had not yet determined the shooter’s motive, and that law enforcement had contacts with him in the past.

    Illinois Governor Calls for Gun Control

    Earlier Tuesday when decrying the shooting, Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D-IL) called for gun control, specifically calling out assault weapons.

    Gov. JB Pritzker (D-IL) in Highland Park following mass shooting: "Our founders carried muskets, not assault weapons."

    Gov. JB Pritzker (D-IL) in Highland Park following mass shooting: "Our founders carried muskets, not assault weapons."

    Our Founders carried muskets not assault weapons and I don't think a single one of them would have said that you have a constitutional right to an …

    What Else is Confirmed About the Shooting

    For more information on the Highland Park shooting, read here.

    What we know about the Highland Park shooting

    What we know about the Highland Park shooting

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    CNN - By Gregory Krieg

    (CNN) — A gunman in Highland Park, Illinois, killed seven people and injured dozens more on a July Fourth parade route on Monday, setting off a manhunt that paralyzed the Chicago region before a suspect was apprehended by police later in the day. The wounded ranged from ages 8 to 85. All the …

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