Mass Shooting at 4th of July Parade in Highland Park Near 2nd Street and Central Avenue

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Police and firefighter/paramedics from Highland Park responded about 10:15 a.m. Monday, July 4, 2022 to a report of an active shooter and mass shooting at 2nd Street and Central Avenue in Highland Park. Crews on arrival reported multiple victims down with CPR underway in front of the Walker Bros. Pancake House at 2nd Street and Central Avenue.

A witness reported what sounded like fire crackers then suddenly police reversed direction in the parade speeding toward the loud booms.

A Mutual Aid EMS Box Alarm was activated at 10:28 a.m.

The EMS Box was elevated to the Second Level at 10:44 a.m.

Neighboring communities, including Deerfield and Glenview nearby have canceled their 4th of July parades.

Early photo in downtown Highland Park after an active shooter/mass shooting incident at a 4th of July parade (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt)
Early photo in downtown Highland Park after an active shooter/mass shooting incident at a 4th of July parade (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).
Early photo in downtown Highland Park after an active shooter/mass shooting incident at a 4th of July parade (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt)
Early photo in downtown Highland Park after an active shooter/mass shooting incident at a 4th of July parade (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt).

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The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.




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