according to the White House. Biden tweeted on Monday calling the mass shooting "senseless" and said he has not given up "fighting the epidemic on gun violence." "Jill and I are shocked by the senseless gun violence that has yet again brought grief to an American community this Independence Day.
As always, we are grateful for the first responders and law enforcement on the scene. I will not give up fighting the epidemic of gun violence," the president’s tweet read.
Law enforcement said at least six people were killed and at least 30 were wounded in the suburb of Chicago on Monday. A person of interest, who has been identified as 21-year-old Robert E.