Highland Park shooting: Tributes to the victims of the 4 July attack in Chicago

Friends and family pay respect to the victims by sharing details about the lives of the seven victims in Monday's shooting mass shooting near Chicago.

Highland Park shooting: Tributes to the victims of the 4 July attack in Chicago

Friends and family pay respect to the victims by sharing details about the lives of the seven victims in Monday's shooting mass shooting near Chicago.

Police have taken a suspect into custody following a shooting on a roof that targeted families who were taking part in a Highland Park 4 July parade.

Nicolas Toledo, 78, was one of the victims. His granddaughter described him as an "adventurous" and "loving" man.

He was in his wheelchair watching the parade when he was hit.

"What was supposed be a family day turned out to be a horrible nightmare for all of us," wrote granddaughter Xochil Toledo on the GoFundMe site.

"As a family, we are broken and numb. We send our condolences to all families that have lost a loved one.

She stated that Mr Toledo was a father to eight children and a grandfather for many.

The family said that two other relatives were also struck but not seriously hurt.

Kimberly Rangel, another one of Mr Toledo's grand-daughters, spoke to CBS and said that they were all "pretty broken inside."

She said, "I would like to say to like keep your family close while you can, while they still have you."

Ms Rangel said that Mr Toledo enjoyed fishing, painting, and taking walks in parks.

Tributes were also paid to Jacki Sundheim (63), a "beloved", staff member at North Shore Congregation Israel.

The synagogue released a statement saying that "there are no words sufficient for us to express our deep grief for Jacki’s death and sympathy to her family and loved ones."

It added that Jacki's kindness, warmth, and work touched everyone. She taught at Gates of Learning Preschool and guided many of us through our moments of joy and sadness... all of it with tireless dedication."

According to the synagogue, Ms Sundheim was surviving by her husband and her daughter.

So far, four other victims have been identified. These are Katherine Goldstein (64), Irina McCarthy (35), Kevin McCarthy (37), and Stephen Straus (88).

All of the victims were Highland Park residents. According to the foreign ministry, one of the victims was a Mexican national.

It wasn't immediately clear if that person was Mr Toledo who held dual US-Mexican citizenship.

Initial reports indicated that six people had died in Monday's attack. However, CBS News, the BBC's US partner, reported that a seventh victim died on Tuesday from injuries sustained during the attack.

The shooting also left 30 people with injuries.

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