Rooftop shooter kills 6 at July 4 parade in Chicago suburb of Highland Park

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Reuters

By Eric Cox HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (Reuters) -Six people were killed and at least two dozen injured when a man with a high-powered rifle opened fire from a rooftop at a Fourth of July parade in the wealthy Chicago suburb of Highland Park on Monday, turning a civic display of patriotism into a scene of panicked mayhem. Officials told a news conference that six people were killed and 24 taken to hospital, and that a rifle was recovered from the scene. A hospital spokesperson reported 31 people were injured. Police said they were searching for a white male about 18 to 20 years old and asked the publ…

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