Highland Park shooting
Bobby Crimo used an AR-15-style rifle in the attack that was purchased legally, police said at a news conference Tuesday. But no motive was given.
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The child was in the backyard of his home in the 4300 block of West Crystal Street when he was hit around 10:10 p.m., according to Chicago police.
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Twelve of the wounded were shot in three attacks on the West and South sides: Four people in West Garfield Park Friday evening, five men in Parkway Gardens on the South Side early Monday, and three people in Woodlawn early Tuesday.
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GOP gov nominee Bailey apologizes after telling public to ‘move on’ and ‘celebrate’ the Fourth shortly after Highland Park massacre
“The shooter is still at large, so let’s pray for justice to prevail, and then let’s move on and let’s celebrate — celebrate the independence of this nation,” state Sen. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, said shortly after the shooting that left six dead and at least 30 wounded.
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Paul Crimo said he had no inkling his nephew, Bobby Crimo, was planning a mass shooting — as police allege.
Lightfoot, Kelly tout gun safety legislation, though admit it may not have prevented Highland Park parade massacre
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, among other things, enhances background checks for gun buyers age 18 to 21. and encourages states to enact “red flag” laws that can allow firearms to be temporarily confiscated from people deemed dangerous.
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A Jewish security group says that, after seeing photos of Robert E. “Bobby” Crimo III, a Highland Park rabbi “recognized him” as the man turned away from a Passover service at his synagogue in April.
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The family said it believes the incident last Friday evening was racially motivated. The boy is of Puerto Rican descent and the man was white.
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I just wanted to go to this parade and enjoy the day. And then the shooting started.
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Police identified the shooting suspect as Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, a 22-year-old who remained on the loose for more than eight hours after the attack in the affluent suburb’s downtown.
Evanston, Skokie, Deerfield, Glencoe, Winnetka and Morton Grove were among those canceling Independence Day festivities.
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The man, believed to be between 40 and 50 years old, was found unresponsive in the middle of police by responding officers.
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The boy suffered gunshot wounds to the ankle and buttocks. He was taken to the University of Chicago Comers Children’s Hospital in good condition.