US: Police continue to respond to active shooter situation in Highland Park, Ill., July 4; multiple people shot /update 1

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US: Police continue to respond to active shooter situation in Highland Park, Ill., July 4; multiple people shot /update 1

04 Jul 2022 | 11:46 AM UTC

Police continue to respond to active shooter situation in Highland Park, Ill., US, July 4; multiple people shot along parade route.

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Police are continuing to respond to an active shooter situation in Highland Park, Illinois, July 4. Multiple people have been shot along the city’s Independence Day parade route near the intersection of Central Avenue and Second Street. Authorities have instructed individuals to avoid the downtown area and canceled “Fourth Fest” activities. Further information was not immediately confirmed.

Heightened security and localized transport disruptions are likely in downtown Highland Park over the coming hours as police continue their response.

Advice

Avoid the downtown Highland Park area. Consider taking alternative routes to circumvent the incident site and associated disruptions. Adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.