Multiple people gunned down as ‘active shooter’ sparks 4th of July parade chaos

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Multiple people have been injured during a 4th of July parade with crowds rushing from the scene of a shooting in the USA.

In chilling footage online, guests can be seen running away after hearing gunshots from an active shooter in Highland Park, Illinois.

Sara Kronenberg, of WGN News, said police has urged people to stay away from the area.

She tweeted: "Lake Co. Sheriff's office says stay away from Highland Park parade area as they deal with mass shooting.

"Still hearing reports of at least 9 shot at Highland Park 4th of July parade. 1 confirmed dead."

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