'Person of Interest' in Highland Park Shooting in Custody, Police Say

A man identified as a “person of interest” in a deadly mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois, was taken into custody, police said on the evening of July 4.

Robert “Bobby” E Crimo III, 22, was taken into custody “without incident” at approximately 6:30 pm following a manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies, police said.

Footage by Ryan Lerman shows police apprehending a man in a vehicle, which matches a police description of the vehicle Crimo was driving, at an intersection on Westleigh Road.

Crimo was wanted in connection with the Highland Park shooting that left at least six people dead and dozens injured. Credit: Ryan Lerman via Storyful

Video transcript


POLICEMAN (THROUGH MEGAPHONE): Now. Turn it off. Put that down the window. Put the car in park. Driver, put your left hand all the way to the driver's side door and step out of the car slowly. Stand up with your hands up. Hands up. Hands up. Take two steps to the left.

- Move! Get out of there! Move! Move!


POLICEMAN (THROUGH MEGAPHONE): Driver, put your right hand, lift the back of your shirt up. Take your shirt all the way up. All the way up.

Do me a favor. Now I want you to turn around. Turn around slowly. Keep your shirt up. Keep your shirt up. Turn around with your shirt up.

Do me a favor. Get on your knees. Get on your knees. Lay down flat on your stomach. Do it now. Do not move. [INAUDIBLE].

- Do not move your [INAUDIBLE] hand.

- It's the shooter. Yeah.



- That's cold.