• At least 1 shot near MLK Park in Grand Rapids

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Rapids police are investigating a shooting on the city's southeast side that's injured at least one person.
    It happened shortly after 8 p.m. Monday in the 1100 block of Prince St. SE, just west of Fuller Avenue and Martin Luther King Park.
    One person was taken from the scene in an ambulance. That person's condition is unclear.
    It's unclear if a suspect is in police custody.
    Monday night's shooting happened in the same block where a 14-year-old and 15-year-old were shot on June 14. Officers were searching for three suspects in that case.
    Anyone with information...
    Read more ...

     

  • ‘Be Angry': Illinois Governor Slams ‘People Who Say Today Is Not the Day' to Talk Gun Control: ‘There Is No Better Day and No Better Time'

    ‘Be Angry': Illinois Governor Slams ‘People Who Say Today Is Not the Day' to Talk Gun Control: ‘There Is No Better Day and No Better Time'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Gov. J.B. Pritzker spoke out forcefully in favor of more gun control hours after a deadly shooting in Highland Park, Illinois.
    A gunman opened fire on an Independence Day parade on Monday, killing six and wounding more than two dozen others.
    “A little while ago, I spoke with President Biden who pledged all support the White House can provide,” Pritzker said at a presser conference. “The president agrees with me: this madness must stop.”
    The incident occurred amid a spate of high-profile mass shootings across the country in public areas such as grocery stores and schools. Pritzker told...
    Read more ...

     

  • ‘We Have to Get Rid of Assault Weapons': Senator and Veteran Says Highland Park Shooting Sounded Like Iraq War All Over Again

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Sen. Tammy Duckworth spoke at a press conference in Highland Park, Illinois, just hours after a gunman killed six people and wounded at least 31 others. An Iraq war veteran who lost both legs when a rocket-propelled grenade hit her Army helicopter, Duckworth said recordings of the shooting reminded her of combat.
    Videos of the shooting circulated online, with shots ringing out in very rapid succession. The gunman remains at large, but authorities said 22-year-old Robert Crimo III is a person of interest in the case.
    “This morning, I got up like most Americans, like the families of the six...
    Read more ...

     

  • Parade Shooting Person Of Interest Is Chicago-Area Rapper; Videos Have Shooting Imagery

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    The person of interest identified by authorities in the Fourth of July parade shooting is a Chicago-area rapper. Deadline will not identify him. One of his music videos, for the song “Toy Soldier,” features crude, stick-figure-like animation of a man firing a long gun at people and later lying face-down in a pool of blood...
    Read more ...

     

  • GOP Gubernatorial Nominee Pilloried for Saying ‘Let's Move On' After Highland Park Shooting

    GOP Gubernatorial Nominee Pilloried for Saying ‘Let's Move On' After Highland Park Shooting

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Fox32 Chicago
    The Republican gubernatorial nominee in Illinois is taking heat online after comments he made after Monday's shooting in Highland Park.
    A gunman opened fire during a parade in the Chicago suburb on Independence Day, sending parade-goers and participants fleeing for cover. Six people have died and at least 31 were wounded. Police have identified Robert Crimo III as a person of interest in the shooting.
    As always happens after high-profile mass shootings, numerous politicians expressed outrage while sending well wishes to victims and their families. But Darren Bailey , the GOP...
    Read more ...

     

  • Person of Interest Identified in Fourth of July Shooting

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    A person of interest was identified in the Independence Day parade shooting in the city of Highland Park, which is approximately 30 miles outside of Chicago.
    A a Monday evening press conference, police named 22-year-old Robert ‘Bobby' E. Crimo III as the suspected shooter. The suspected gunman is still at large in the area and is driving a 2010 Honda Fit, according to authorities. Police said the license plate of the vehicle is: DM80653.
    Sgt. Christopher Covelli , a spokesman for the Lake Country Major Crime Task Force, warned that the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Residents...
    Read more ...

     

  • Rachel Brosnahan & Richard Marx, Highland Park Natives, Speak Out on Mass Shooting

    Rachel Brosnahan & Richard Marx, Highland Park Natives, Speak Out on Mass Shooting

    1 month ago - By Extra TV

    In the wake of the Highland Park, Illinois, Fourth of July parade massacre, two celebrities are speaking out - both of them natives of the formerly idyllic suburb.
    An unknown gunman, said to be a white male aged 18-20, opened fire on the town's Independence Day parade, killing six and injuring more than two dozen others early Monday. As of late afternoon, he was still at large.
    Both "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan and singer Richard Marx have roots in Highland Park, so their reactions to the senseless gun violence were that much more personal.
    "I grew up in Highland Park...
    Read more ...

     

  • At Least One Child ‘Critically Injured' in Fourth of July Parade Shooting

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    At least one of the shooting victims at the Fourth of July parade shooting was described by authorities as a child.
    In a press conference update, Highland Park City Fire Chief Joe Shragy said 23 shooting victims were transported to various hospitals near the area, which is approximately 25 miles outside of Chicago, by the Fire Department. One transported to the hospital from the scene was a child, though their age or current status could not be confirmed.
    The chief said “at least one” of the victims transported was a child and they were “critically injured” at the time.
    Injuries of...
    Read more ...