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Services planned for 3 Highland Park parade shooting victims

Chalk written signs dedicated to the seven people killed in Monday's Fourth of July mass shooting are pictured on a sidewalk at a memorial site, Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Highland Park, Ill.

HIGHLAND PARK — Mourners are preparing to gather for services to remember three of the seven people killed when a gunman opened fire on a July Fourth parade in Highland Park.

Friday’s scheduled events will be the first formal opportunity to grieve the deaths of two beloved grandfathers and a former synagogue preschool teacher who were shot Monday in the affluent northern Chicago suburb.

Services are scheduled for 63-year-old Jacquelyn Sundheim, 88-year-old Stephen Straus, and 78-year-old Nicolas Toledo-Zaragoza.

Robert E. Crimo III has been charged with seven counts of first-degree murder in the mass shooting.

Prosecutors say they also expect to charge him with attempted murder; More than 30 people were also wounded in the attack.

 

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