Police announce charges against suspected Highland Park, Illinois shooter

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – Police announced charges against the suspected gunman who opened fire at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois on Monday.

UPDATE: Suspect charged with 7 counts of first-degree murder in Highland Park, Illinois shooting

The shooting happened around 10:15 a.m. Monday (July 4) during an Independence Day celebration in Highland Park, Illinois. The city has about 30,000 residents and is located on the shores of Lake Michigan, just north of Chicago.

As of Tuesday, officials have confirmed seven deaths and 38 injuries.