Suspect captured in shooting at July 4 parade in Chicago's Highland Park suburb

US Materials 5 July 2022 05:29 (UTC +04:00)

Police announced they had captured a suspect in a shooting on Monday that killed six people and wounded more than 36 when a man with a high-powered rifle opened fire from a rooftop at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Trend reports citing Reuters.

Police confirmed they captured 22-year-old Robert E. Crimo III, who was from the area.

Police can be seen surrounding a car and then Crimo exiting the vehicle with his hands raised, according to a video by the Chicago affiliate of ABC News. Crimo lies flat on the ground before police take him into custody.

Charges will be filed, Highland Park Police said.