USA, Waukesha. He drove the car into the Christmas parade. New information about the perpetrator of the tragic accident

Five people died and 48 were injured after being hit by a car by a driver who crossed the route of the Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, local police said, summing up the tragic incident on Sunday. It wasn’t an act of terrorism, said local police chief Dan Thompson. According to the local media, the perpetrators were charged three times in less than two years that they would endanger the safety of others and domestic violence. The man recently got out of custody on bail.

Two of the 48 victims are children who are in critical condition, Waukesha Police Chief Dan Thompson told a press conference on Monday. Fatalities include four women aged 52-79 and an 81-year-old man. Police said the suspect is 39-year-old Darrell E. Brooks, who has been charged with five counts of intentional homicide.

The tragic incident occurred on Sunday afternoon after 4 p.m. local time, when a Brooks-driven car broke police barriers and ran into 53 people. Shortly thereafter, the man was detained in a house near the scene.


Waukesha. The SUV hit the Christmas paradePAP / EPA / TANNEN MAURY

The site of the tragic event in Waukesha TANNEN MAURY / PAP / EPA

According to Thompson, Brooks acted alone and was not guided by any ideology. He added that just before the crime was committed, Brooks had left the area where the home row was reported. – However, I want to clear up a few rumors that have emerged. There was no pursuit of a suspect. It was not an act of terrorism – he added.

The Waukesha tragedy and a series of charges against the perpetrator

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the detained man has been charged three times in less than two years with allegations of compromising the safety of others and of domestic violence.

The 39-year-old driver drove on the route of the Christmas parade in Waukesha TANNEN MAURY / PAP / EPA

The car hit the Christmas paradeEPA / CITY OF WAUKESHA

In the last case, on November 5, he was supposed to run over his partner in a car in the parking lot of a gas station. The woman was injured and hospitalized, and Brooks was arrested.

The man left it last Friday after paying a bail of a thousand dollars. This happened although two other proceedings are pending against him to endanger the safety of others with the use of dangerous weapons.

According to TMZ, Brooks was a local rapper who performed under the pseudonym Mathboi Fly.

Main photo source: TANNEN MAURY / PAP / EPA

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