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Biden Pledges Aid to Find Gunman Who Killed Six in July 4th Parade Attack

  • Six killed and dozens injured in Illinois shooting, police say
  • Biden says he spoke with state governor, Highland Park mayor
Joe Biden
Joe BidenPhotographer: Valeria Mongelli/Bloomberg

President Joe Biden said he spoke with officials in Illinois after a mass shooting in a suburb of Chicago and pledged federal law enforcement assistance in finding the gunman.

Six were killed and dozens injured in an attack on an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s office. The suspect remained at large as of late afternoon on Monday.