Several dead after shots in Highland Park: Actress Rachel Brosnahan has “no words” for the events in her hometown.
Shots were fired at a US Independence Day parade in Highland Park, a Chicago suburb, on Monday (July 4), killing at least six people and injuring several people, according to CNN. The unknown shooter managed to escape.
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” actress Rachel Brosnahan (31) was shocked by the fact on Twitter: “I grew up in Highland Park and this parade is a highlight of the year for so many families,” she explained in a tweet and Adding, “I get sick every time I read messages like this, but I don’t wish you a pang in the pit of your stomach calling your family and friends to make sure everyone is okay. No words.” In another post, the actress, who grew up in Highland Park, Illinois from the age of four, linked to an initiative that advocates for reform of gun laws in the USA and wrote several times: “Enough is enough.”
Other stars have reacted to the dramatic events near Chicago. Musician Richard Marx (58), also raised in Highland Park, tweeted: “My heart is always broken by these constant shootings, no matter where they take place, but today I am particularly heartbroken. And particularly angry at the pointlessness.” Actor Ken Olin, 67, tweeted about his hometown, “I used to go to this parade every year when I was a little boy. I feel for all the kids in our country who are going to grow up scared to celebrate with a crowd of happy people. “
Bryan Cranston is concerned
Actor Bryan Cranston (66) wrote on Instagram about an inverted US flag: “This sign means that there is a great emergency. That’s how I feel about our country on this Independence Day. Another shooting only makes me sadder because we don’t longer shocked by senseless deaths. Independence, personal liberty and security are always a struggle, so we cannot surrender to adversity.” Finally, the ‘Breaking Bad’ star added: “We as a country, as a people, have to do better. We have to be better people. Bless all who have suffered.”