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Expert Gives Advice on Staying Safe in Crowds

The increasing incidence of shootings has Americans on edge

Situations like the shooting in a Chicago suburb have people on high alert as they enter crowds for fireworks displays. At least six people were killed and dozens were injured in a shooting during a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.

Gary Sigrist, Jr., the CEO and President of Safeguard Risk Solutions, said safety starts with what people leave at home.

"You want to leave alcohol and drugs of any kind, you want to leave your own fireworks, whether it's sparkler or a smoke bomb," Sigrist said. "These are things that are harmless in your backyard, but when you're in a crowd of people, leave all the fireworks, including sparklers, smoke bombs and whatever leave those at home."

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