At least five people were killed and more than 40 injured after a driver rammed a vehicle into Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday evening, triggering a massive response from state and local officials.
“At this time, we can confirm that 5 people are deceased and over 40 are injured,” the city of Waukesha said on Twitter. “However, these numbers may change as we collect additional information. Many people have self-transported to area hospitals. The Police Department has the person of interest in custody.”
The city said that situation remained “fluid” and that the investigation was “ongoing” as officials urged the community to come together and to pray for the victims and their families.