At least 6 people died & 24 were wounded after a mass shooting erupted during an independence day parade in the USA's Chicago. The parade began around 10 a.m. but was suddenly halted 10 minutes later after shots were fired. 

Police announced they had captured a suspect in the shooting that happened on Monday. The shooting comes with gun violence fresh on the minds of many Americans after a massacre on May 24 killed 19 school children and two teachers in Texas. 

    

6 killed in shooting at US Independence Day parade in Chicago

WHAT?

At least 6 people died & 24 were wounded after a mass shooting erupted during an independence day parade in the USA's Chicago. 

WHEN?

The parade began around 10 a.m. but was suddenly halted 10 minutes later after shots were fired. 

WHO?

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.

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.

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The shooting comes with gun violence fresh on the minds of many Americans after a massacre on May 24 killed 19 school children and two teachers in Texas.