A tragic event took place on November 2021 in the small town of Waukesha. Let’s talk in detail about this Waukesha Wisconsin Parade Incident. The 58th annual holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, had been turned deadly in less than a second.
Waukesha Wisconsin Parade Incident – 5 Dead and more than 40 Injured
There have been at least five deaths, and over 40 people have been injured after a car plowed through barricades and plowed into a parade in Waukesha. The police reported that a red Ford SUV was seen driving through the annual holiday event.
It is reported that the car sped into a school marching band as it was speeding towards them. In an attempt to stop the suspect’s vehicle, an officer discharged his weapon at the vehicle in an attempt to stop it. Bystanders were not injured as a result of the discharge of the weapon.
Waukesha Wisconsin Parade Incident Suspect
According to the police, the suspect’s vehicle has been found, and a person of interest has been taken into custody. According to the police, there is no further threat. Schools will not be open on Monday, and the roads will remain closed while an investigation into the incident is conducted.
State lawmakers have reacted to the incident by calling it horrific and heartbreaking. This heinous incident is still unclear as to what the motive behind it was.
Police have confirmed that they have a person of interest under custody; however, they have not confirmed whether any arrests have been made and whether or not this person of interest is the driver of the SUV. The person involved in the incident has been identified as a black male in his late 30’s, according to eyewitnesses. However, we are still waiting for official confirmation.
Police chief Daniel Thompson said he is working with the county’s medical examiner’s office to identify the victims’ children among those who are missing.
There has been a lot of anger in the community as a result of this horrifying event. As Jason Kellner, 49, expressed it, “It seems everywhere we turn, it’s just another violent day in the United States.”.
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Dozens of injuries now reported after a suspect reportedly drove through police barricades at the Holiday Parade before opening fire.
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