Accused Highland Park shooter Robert Crimo “was dressed in women’s clothing” during they/their attack, according to police.
Deputy Chief Christopher Covelli said Tuesday that police believe Crimo “preplanned this attack for several weeks.”
“During the attack, he was dressed in women’s clothing,” Covelli said, “and investigators do believe he did this to conceal his facial tattoos and his identity to help him during the escape with the other people who were fleeing the chaos.”
NOW – Robert Crimo, the Highland Park shooter, wore women’s clothing during the attack, the police say.pic.twitter.com/36EWhnTjAN
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) July 5, 2022
WGN Investigates has obtained an image of the suspected parade shooter dressed as a woman. Police say he wore the disguise to aid in his escape. https://t.co/KwPtulXno3 @WGNNews pic.twitter.com/GniP3CLBNA
— Ben Bradley (@BenBradleyTV) July 5, 2022