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July 4, 2022 Active Shooter Incident

Active Shooter Incident in Highland Park, IL
Law enforcement agencies responding to active shooter in downtown Highland Park; all advised to shelter in place

July 4, 2022 – Highland Park Police are responding to an active shooter incident that occurred in downtown Highland Park during the 4th of July parade. This is an active incident. All individuals are advised to shelter in place. Law enforcement agencies are searching for the suspect; evidence of a firearm has been recovered. Numerous law enforcement officers are responding and have secured a perimeter around downtown Highland Park. 16 people have been transferred to the hospital; 5 individuals are confirmed deceased.

The City mourns the tragic loss and injury of those who came to celebrate with us today. We share in the grief of all mourning the loss of a loved one, and our hearts go out to everyone impacted by today's events. 

More information will be posted to as it becomes available.