Chabad Shliach Narrowly Escapes Highland Park Mass Shooting

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HIGHLAND PARK, ILLINOIS (VINnews) — A Chabad Shliach was reportedly just one block away from the mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois on Monday.

Police responded to the shooting at a July Fourth parade in the Chicago suburb on Monday, after witnesses described seeing bloodied bodies apparently covered with blankets.

Authorities have not listed any casualties at the time of this writing, but several are feared dead.

According to a tweet posted by Eliezer Zalmanov, his son narrowly escaped the shooting, having been just one block away from the incident when it occurred.

According to Zalmanov, his son was operating a Tefilin stand when the shooting occurred. But luckily he managed to safely evacuate to a nearby Chabad house.


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