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July Fourth shooting suspect appears in court

The suspect in the Fourth of July shooting at a parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park made his first court appearance Wednesday. Robert Crimo III is charged with killing seven people using an AR-15 assault-style rifle that authorities say he bought legally.

Investigators say Crimo confessed to firing into a crowd at the holiday parade.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong hears the latest details about the investigation from WBEZ reporter Mariah Woelfel.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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