Five people have died and 48 others have been injured, including at least 18 children between the ages of three and 16, of whom two are in critical condition.
The perpetrator of the genocide, Darrell Brooks, has a criminal record for sexual violence and was on the run from a domestic dispute when he attacked people
It should be a moment of celebration and confusion, but a christmas parade on this sunday Waukesha, in the metropolitan area of Milwaukee (Wisconsin), created in a matter of seconds Death Scene, Horror, Chaos and Trauma, At least five people between the ages of 52 and 81 were killed and 48 were injured, including Children between the ages of three and 16, when a all Terrain Raid broke the barricades, joined the parade and overwhelmed the participants and the public.
Darrell Brooks Jr., a black man from 39 years D Milwaukee, amateur rapper Under the stage name Mathboi Fly and with a criminal record for sexual violence and other criminal acts, he has been identified by the authorities as the author of the massacre. At present they are accused of Five cases of willful murder in the first degree To which others may be added as the investigation progresses, as told at a news conference by local police chief Dan Thompson, who Discarded also that it is a act of terrorism,
The police chief has told that Bruxo I was running away from another incident, especially a domestic discord, In which a knife was allegedly used. Police were not following him when he entered the parade with his vehicle, a car that appears in one of his music videos.
Brooks has suffered Charged thrice in the last two years For various acts of violence and reckless negligence. His last indictment came for an incident earlier this month. gender violence and was released after posting $1,000 bail. One of the conditions of that bail was that he was forbidden to use weapons and according to various press reports the fight was preceded by several hit-and-runs this Sunday.
“Horrible Act of Violence”
While the investigation continues, Pain settles in Waukesha, a city of 70,000 residents on the outskirts of Milwaukee, which was shaken by the President of the United States, Joe Biden, defined this Monday as “Terrible act of violence”.
Group Milwaukee Dancing Grannies, has confirmed that members of his troupe are among the deaths at the parade, which returned under the title in its 58th edition this year after not being held due to the pandemic last year.comfort and happiness& rdquo; And there was the participation of music, dance and bands of politicians. This also Archdiocese of Milwaukee It said one of its priests and several parishioners and students of Waukesha Catholic College were among the injured.
Dozens of recruitment in medical centers of the area under seriousness and planning in different states mental health support for those affected. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has reported that they have admitted 18 minors between the ages of three and 16, some of them brothers of three families Diverse. 10 are among the little intensive care unit hair therapy. Officials said the condition of two minors is critical.
city is founded Down To help the families of victims affected by the many hit-and-runs that freed them Anarchy And this terror, “We didn’t know whether it was an accident or a deliberate attack,” Angelito Tenorio, the state‘s Democratic political candidate who participated in the parade, told The Washington Post.
It was also paraded by the mayor, Sean Reilly, who recalled how a party at which he saw happy children sitting on the sidewalk became happy and smiling parents with their children.silly and terrible tragedy& rdquo;.
An officer who tried to stop Brooks by shooting down the vehicle has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. No one got shot.