Among them are two children, they are in critical condition.

According to updated data, the number of victims as a result of an SUV hitting participants of the Christmas parade in Waukesha (Wisconsin) on November 21 was 48, among them there are two children who are in critical condition. This was announced on Monday at an online briefing by Waukesha police Chief Daniel Thompson.

“According to our data, 48 people were injured, five more people died,” he said.

Thompson added that the shots during the incident, which were reported by some media, were fired by a police officer trying to stop the SUV. However, he was forced to cease fire so that the surrounding people would not suffer.

The head of the city’s police said that the detainee Darrell Brooks is in custody, but did not disclose details about his condition and whereabouts.