According to officials, the July 4 parade shooting suspect made two contacts with police in 2019.

Associated Press

Police: Parade gunmen bought 5 weapons despite the threat

Shooters who attacked an Independence Day parade on the outskirts of Chicago and killed at least seven people were two powerful, despite authorities being called home twice in 2019 after threatening suicide and violence. Police said on Tuesday that they had legally purchased a rifle and three other weapons. A spokesman for Lake County’s Major Crime Task Force sprayed more than 70 shots from the top of a commercial building at a press conference after a suspect arrested late Monday used a powerful “AR-15-like” rifle. Said. Guns of the time in a crowd gathered for a parade in Highland Park, a wealthy community of about 30,000 people on the shores of Lake Michigan.