Parade shooting suspect charged with 7 counts of murder

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — A prosecutor in suburban Chicago says that the gunman accused of attacking an Independence Day parade has been charged with seven counts of first-degree murder.

Lake County State's Attorney Eric Rinehart promised that dozens more charges would be sought.

He added that the suspect, if convicted of murder, would receive a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole.

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