WAUKESHA, Wisconsin, Nov. 21, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Police in Waukesha, Wisconsin are investigating a mass casualty event after a speeding SUV plowed into a crowd during the city’s holiday parade Sunday afternoon.
According tp Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson more than 20 people have been injured.
Video of the parade was being streamed live by the city at the time of the incident and shows the SUV as it speeds passed a marching band.
Seconds later a loud crash is heard, followed by screaming.
There are unconfirmed reports that shots were fired.
Thompson told reporters during a brief press conference that the SUV had been found, but did not say if anyone was in custody.
The Waukesha Police Department has posted an online statement telling people to avoid the downtown area.
Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information is made available.