Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office / AP
A child who was injured on Sunday when an SUV passed through a crowd at a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, has died, bringing the death toll from the attack to six.
Wisconsin prosecutors made the announcement Tuesday as they presented the charges against attack suspect Darrell Brooks, Jr.
Brooks, 39, has been charged with five counts of first degree intentional homicide. He faces the possibility of an additional charge of first degree intentional homicide for the child’s death.
Brooks is accused of driving his brown SUV through barricades into crowds of people, ”Waukesha Police Chief Daniel Thompson said at a press conference Monday afternoon.
Prosecution documents filed against Brooks indicate a total of 62 people were injured. Initially, authorities said 48 people were injured.
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