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Wisconsin incident: Car “rushes into Waukesha Christmas parade”, reports show

A number of people were reportedly injured after a vehicle crashed into a Christmas parade Sunday in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

At least seven people were injured and shots were fired during the incident.

Waukesha Alerts reported a “mass casualty incident” in the Waukesha Holiday parade area on West Main Street and North Barstow Street in the small town in the Midwest.

The same Twitter account also reported that at least one suspect is in custody and potentially two others have fled the scene, although this information remains unverified.

According to the Wisconsin State Journal, a red SUV was seen driving at high speed near children on the procession route and crowds of passers-by. About 90 seconds later, police cars arrived.

More than a dozen fire and police units were on the scene.

Some of the injured were reportedly transferred to hospitals in the area.

Videos posted to the town of Waukesha’s Twitter account on Sunday afternoon showed marching bands and women dancing in festive outfits as the crowds stood along the sidewalk and sat on the sidewalks.

A video on social media showing the SUV breaking through barriers at the event. A separate, unverified video captured a red car driving away from the event.

According to CBS58 reports, the area was evacuated and the police asked the public to stay away.

A family reunion location is located at the Metro Transit Center near Bank Street, according to the police department’s Facebook page.

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