PRAYER ALERT: Vehicle Drives Into Wisconsin Christmas Parade


UPDATE: 11/22/2021 2:00 PM

The person suspected of driving an SUV into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee has been arrested. He acted alone, according to the police chief, possibly distraught after leaving the scene of a domestic disturbance. Police are drawing up five charges of intentional homicide against the 39-year-old man, who will be charged with other crimes as well.

UPDATE: 11/22/2021 2:00 AM

Early Monday morning, the city of Waukesha confirmed that 5 people have died, and the number injured is more than 40. The person of interest that the police had been seeking is in custody, but no word if this person was the driver.

On Sunday evening, a red SUV drove into a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee, leaving multiple people injured.

A live video feed of the parade from the city showed a vehicle breaking through barriers and speeding into the roadway where the parade was taking place. Police chief Dan Thompson said the vehicle struck more than 20 individuals, including some children, and that there were some fatalities, but they are not releasing information while they work to notify families. A police officer responding on scene discharged his service weapon at the vehicle in an attempt to stop it, no bystanders were harmed. The vehicle used appears to have been located, and the police have one person of interest at this time.

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers tweeted his praise to first responders acting quickly in the situation and he and his wife are praying for all affected.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For those who were injured in this tragic event.
  • For the families of the injured and deceased.
  • For the children and others who came to watch a holiday parade and may be in fear or be traumatized by the incident.
  • For fire department, EMTs, and others attending to the injured at local hospitals.
  • For law enforcement as they investigate and seek to apprehend the driver.

Sources: Fox News, Newsmax, AP


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