Person responsible for Highland Park Parade shooting arrested

Another shooting hit the United States. While citizens celebrate independence on July 4th, the mass-shooting Highland Park Parade, which the nation continues to face from time to time, comes to mind.

A gunman opened fire at a Chicago parade on July 4, killing six people and injuring dozens. It was recorded as one of the worst mass shootings in Illinois history.

Here’s everything you need to know.

Highland Park Parade shooting suspect detained

The suspect in the Highland Park shooting was arrested on Monday after firing a ‘high-powered rifle’ at a crowd from a rooftop.

At 6:45 PM on Monday, Highland Park officials confirmed that the ‘person of interest has been identified as Robert E. ‘Bobby’ Crimo III.

Besides, Crimo is a 22-year-old amateur rapper who is active under the name of ‘Awake Rapper’.

The suspect has also been reported to have uploaded lewd and explicit videos. He once shared an image of John F. Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald holding a rifle.

The IMDb page listed Crimo as a ‘rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and director’ based in Chicago.

Page adds that one of his 2018 songs has been ‘played millions of times on online streaming platforms so far’.

According to one site user’s bio, ‘The hip-hop world is most famous for his hit song ‘On My Mind’, released on October 8, 2018.’

According to the IMDb page, he started sharing music on the platform when he was 11 years old. His net worth is said to be $100,000.

Moreover, Page claims that the ‘six-foot hip-hop scene’ was born on September 20, 2000.

Highland Park Parade Filming

Dozens of bullets were suddenly fired from the rooftop as people gathered for a celebration parade in the suburbs of Chicago on Monday morning.

Nevertheless, the streets filled with screams in chaos as the crowd ran to safety.

A small number of attendees shared clips of the event on social media platforms.

According to police, the incident occurred around 10:15 a.m. The suspect fled the scene before police arrested him.

However, they began a chase that ended with North Chicago police pulling the suspect’s car. He was ‘accidentally detained’ at US 41 on Westleigh Road in Lake Forest almost eight hours after the incident.



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