Six killed in shooting during US July 4 parade

Six killed in shooting during US July 4 parade

HIGHLAND PARK, United States – A gunman armed with a high-powered

Rifle shot dead at least six people at a parade to mark US Independence Day

In a wealthy Chicago suburb on Monday — the latest in a series of shocking mass shootings

On a holiday meant to celebrate all things American.

Police launched a manhunt in the city of Highland Park for the gunman, who was still on the loose,

While authorities rushed to cancel July 4 celebrations there and in the nearby town of Evanston.

Along the parade route, abandoned chairs and other belongings could be seen scattered

After panicked spectators fled for their lives.