Hundreds of people gathered the evening of July 5 at Immaculate Conception Church in Highland Park to offer one another comfort and grieve together in the wake of the mass shooting that killed seven people and injured dozens more at the community’s Independence Day parade.
After a gunman killed at least six people and injured dozens more during a July Fourth parade in Highland Park, Illinois, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago reiterated the need for elected officials to address gun violence in the U.S.
At least six people were killed and at least 24 injured in a mass shooting at a 4th of July parade in the wealthy Chicago suburb on Monday morning, police said.
A suspect was arrested in the deadly shooting of 10-year-old Justin Wallace that occurred three days before the boy’s birthday.
San Jose Bishop Oscar Cantú urged prayers for the victims and their families after a gunman opened fire the morning of May 26 at a rail yard operated by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, or VTA, north of downtown San Jose.
After a night of protests and vandalism April 11 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the police shooting of Daunte Wright, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis urged prayers for justice and peace.
A lengthy shootout in Jersey City, N.J., on Dec. 10 left six people dead, including one police officer, three civilians and two suspects.
New York City is mourning the death of 33-year-old NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen, a graduate of Fordham University who on Sept. 29 was shot in the line of duty while he was patrolling a Bronx neighborhood for gang activity, according to multiple reports.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Sept. 1 condemned the “horrific onslaughts” in its ninth response to gun violence this year in the aftermath of a mass shooting, this time following a shooting spree in West Texas that left seven people dead and more than 20 injured.
A mass shooting in West Texas shows a “contempt for human life,” according to the president of the U.S. bishops’ conference.