From celebration to mass shooting chaos at Chicago suburb’s parade

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Reuters

By Brendan O’Brien and Kanishka Singh HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – The Chicago suburb of Highland Park had planned for a Fourth of July celebration like so many in communities across the United States: a parade followed by fireworks and music. But the festivities to mark U.S. Independence Day turned into bloody mayhem as a gunman on a rooftop opened fire on families at the parade on Monday, killing six and wounding more than 36. In response to the Highland Park shooting, numerous Chicago suburbs canceled their celebrations. Sara Hainsfurther, a 36-year-old native of Highland Park who was at the parad…

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