What we know about gunman after 6 killed, 24 injured in Chicago Fourth of July parade shooting

Police believe there was only 1 shooter

Highland Park police have identified 22-year-old Robert 'Bobby' E. Crimo III as a person of interest in the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – On Monday morning around 10 a.m., a fourth of July parade was interrupted by gunshots.

Police say that the alleged shooter, Robert “Bobby” E Crimo III, is at large and is deemed dangerous.

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According to officials, there are currently six dead and 24 hospitalized. During a press conference officials stated that the five deceased that were on the scene are adults. There is no other information on the sixth deceased. Police said that they were pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Police said that more updates will be provided on the Highland Park website. If anyone has any information about the shooter please call 1-800-CALL-FBI.

Here is the shooter’s description by officials:

Highland Park ShooterRobert “Bobby” E Crimo III
BuiltSmall built white male
Age21
HairLong and black
Weight120 lbs
Height5′11″
ClothesEither a white or blue shirt
Car2010 Silver Honda Fit
License PlateDM 80653

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An American celebration was interrupted by gunfire, death, and fear. Local 4 is tracking the search for a gunman after a mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Illinois. That terror has stunned the community of Highland Park, a northern suburb of Chicago. People have been told to shelter in place as the gunman remains on the loose. That's one frightening question mark hanging over this crime, where is the gunman.

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Elizabeth Washington is a Digital Producer and has been with Local 4 News since April 2022.