A black male with a lengthy criminal rap sheet is in police custody in Waukesha, Wisconsin, after an SUV plowed into Christmas parade on Sunday, resulting in multiple fatalities, and more than 20 people injured.
At least eleven adults and twelve children were transported to six area hospitals following the horrific vehicular attack.
According to Sandra Peterson, the communication director for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, a Catholic priest, multiple parishioners and Waukesha Catholic school children, were among the injured.
“Please join us in prayer for all those involved, their families, and those who are traumatized from witnessing the horrible scene,” Peterson said in a statement.
The suspect, Darrell E. Brooks, 39, is a registered sex offender, who was arrested several weeks ago for multiple felonies and misdemeanors, including domestic abuse, resisting or obstructing an officer, jumping bail, disorderly conduct, and battery, according to Wisconsin Circuit Court records. Read more…